On a sunny morning, patrons of Bread & Chocolate on 23rd Street NW, next to West End Cinema, spilled onto the sidewalk. On nearby streets, you could hear the click of high heels, collide with runners and laugh at a gaggle of 3-year-olds tied together with rope, gently herded across the street by minders.
This is a typical scene in West End, a Northwest Washington neighborhood ensconced between Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, Dupont Circle and Pennsylvania Avenue and in the midst of a facelift…
Local amenities: “Everything we need is right here,” said Frank Sciacca, a commercial real estate businessman and Anita’s husband. Amenities include cleaners, a flower shop, banks, a pharmacy, medical offices and fitness venues — Soul Cycle, Solidcore, Equinox, Blast and Squash on Fire. There also are ample grocery shopping options — Trader Joe’s, Safeway and Whole Foods Market.
Hotels include the Washington Marriott Georgetown, the Westin, the Fairmont, the Embassy Suites and the District by Hilton Club. The Kennedy Center is within walking distance. Fine-dining options are plentiful.
Source: The Washington Post