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Independence Avenue Southwest

Washington D.C. Washington D.C. , District of Columbia

Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

Independence Avenue Southwest

Independence Avenue Southwest has a Walk Score of 72 out of 100. This location is Very Walkable so most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Independence Avenue Southwest is a four minute walk from the Blue Metrorail Blue Line, the Orange Metrorail Orange Line and the RSLV at the SMITHSONIAN METRO STATION stop.

This location is in Washington D.C.. Nearby parks include Infinity Sculpture, Washington Monument & Grounds and The Gwenfritz Sculpture.

Nearby schools include Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, Dot Child Development Center and Mei Futures.

The closest grocery stores are Tyson Foods Inc, Crystal World Markets LLC and Safeway Stores Inc.

Nearby coffee shops include US Holocaust Museum Cafe, Starbucks and Starbucks. Nearby restaurants include Potbelly Sandwich Shop, CityZen and SUBWAY® Restaurants.

Independence Avenue Southwest is near Pepco Holdings Headquarters, Washington Post Headquarters and Corcoran College of Art and Design.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. Independence Avenue Southwest is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips. Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

At Independence Avenue Southwest

Continuum Details

This sculpture is located outside of the National Air and Space Museum. Made from bronze, the piece symbolizes a black hole or matter moving from positive to negative space in a continuum. #publicart Photo: cliff1066

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photo of Continuum at Independence Avenue Southwest Washington DC US

Floral Library Details

Don't try to borrow these blooms; the National Park Service maintains this garden on the edge of the banks of the Tidal Basin.

Lilly P Rose

photo of Floral Library at Independence Avenue Southwest Washington DC US

Travel Time Map

Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from Independence Avenue Southwest.

Rider’s Paradise

Independence Avenue Southwest is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, RelayRides and Hertz On Demand.

Rail lines:

  • Orange Metrorail Orange Line

    0.2 mi

  • Blue Metrorail Blue Line

    0.2 mi

  • RSLV

    0.2 mi

  • Fredericksburg Line

    0.5 mi

  • Manassas Line

    0.5 mi

  • Green Metrorail Green Line

    0.5 mi

  • Yellow Metrorail Yellow Line

    0.5 mi

  • Red Metrorail Red Line

    0.8 mi

Bus lines:

  • V7

    0.0 mi

  • 16X

    0.0 mi

  • 52

    0.0 mi


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    0.0 mi

  • 13Y

    0.0 mi

  • 11Y

    0.1 mi


    0.2 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

City of Washington D.C.

This location is in the city of Washington D.C., DC. Washington D.C. has an average Walk Score of 74 and has 601,723 residents.

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