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Living in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown Washington D.C.

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with 7,570 residents.

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Mount Vernon Square, Logan Circle - Shaw, H Street-NoMa, U-Street, Dupont Circle, LeDroit Park - Bloomingdale and Southwest - Waterfront.

Nearby Apartments

93 Walk Score of Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C., DC

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Zaytinya DC restaurant in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Zaytinya DC restaurant

Photo of Co Co. Sala in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Co Co. Sala

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown Washington D.C..

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in Washington D.C.'s most walkable neighborhoods: U-Street, Dupont Circle and Mount Vernon Square.

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown Washington D.C. Apartments for Rent

View all Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown apartments on a map.

Rental info for Capital Plaza in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $1,545
Studio
Walk Score 90
Rental info for 425 Mass in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $1,623
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for 455 Eye Street in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $1,990
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for 1210 Mass in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $2,248
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for The Lexington at Market Square in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $1,767
Rental info for Yale West in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $1,907
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Newseum Residences in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $1,384
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for 77H in the Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown area
from $1,705
Studio
Walk Score 91

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown to other Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

7 H Street-NoMa 95 80 95 8,315
8 Columbia Heights 94 82 90 35,322
9 Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown 93 100 92 7,570
10 LeDroit Park - Bloomingdale 89 77 80 8,739
11 Mount Pleasant 89 79 81 10,443

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 553 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown.

People in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown can walk to an average of 59 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Lincoln's Waffle Shop in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Lincoln's Waffle Shop

Photo of Redline in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Redline

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thumbnail for Zaytinya DC restaurantFlavorful and inventive small plates with Lebanese, Turkish and Greek influences, by chef Jose Andres

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100 Transit Score of Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C., DC

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown Washington D.C. apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown has world-class public transportation and about 29 bus and 6 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown on public transit.

92 Bike Score of Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C., DC

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Capital Bikeshare: 5th & F St NW in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Capital Bikeshare: 5th & F St NW

Photo of Capital Bikeshare: Metro Center / 12th & G St NW in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Capital Bikeshare: Metro Center / 12th & G St NW

Photo of Downtown Holiday Market in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Downtown Holiday Market

Photo of National Archives Of USA in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

National Archives Of USA

Photo of Federal Triangle Heritage Trail in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Federal Triangle Heritage Trail

Photo of Old City Hall in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Old City Hall

Photo of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Photo of Friendship Arch in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Friendship Arch

Photo of Zaytinya DC restaurant in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Zaytinya DC restaurant

Photo of Newseum in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Newseum

Photo of Judiciary Square in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Judiciary Square

Photo of Joseph Darlington Fountain in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Joseph Darlington Fountain

Photo of Bistro D'OC in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Bistro D'OC

Photo of Zengo in Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington D.C.

Zengo

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