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The Howard University/ Shaw neighborhood is located in the Northwest quadrant of D.C. The Washington, DC real estate in this neighborhood holds a lot of history and culture. In the 1920’s and 30’s jazz had a huge influence in this area and helped shape the urban feel this neighborhood still exudes today.
Howard University/ Shaw neighborhood is experiencing a cultural renaissance with the addition of new major developments. A new Giant and the reopening of the Howard Theater have sparked new interest in this neighborhood. New buildings and restaurants have been attracting many new residents making this area a more desirable place to live. There are many nightlife options with lively entertainment venues such as the 9:30 club. Locally- Owned businesses, and classic styled row houses add to the residential character of this neighborhood.
For real estate buyers the Howard University|Shaw neighborhood is centrally located which makes it a convenient place to get easily in and out of downtown. There is direct metro access with the Shaw-Howard University Metro station on the green and yellow lines. This neighborhood is also within walking distance to both the U Street and Mount Vernon Square Metro stations.
Thomson Elementary School, Cleveland Elementary School, and Cardozo High School are great schools in the area. A well-known private school in the area is Gonzaga College High School.