Living & Working in Washington, D.C.
Whether you're looking to stroll the cutest cobblestone pathways or bask in the sleek shade of modern architecture, Washington D.C. has it all! As the nation's capital, D.C. is home to innumerable monuments, memorials, and museums (many free), not to mention an eclectic selection of local eateries and shops.
Among many things, the nation's capital is a museum lovers paradise. The Smithsonian Institute alone boasts almost 20 museums, and that's not including other essential sights like the United States Holocaust Museum and the International Spy Museum.
From work to play, the city is easy to access on foot or bike. The metro has 86 stations in the D.C. area and Washington is home to over 60 miles of regional bicycle and pedestrian trails.
Renting an Apartment in Washington, D.C.
When you're comparing apartments in D.C., don't expect to find any skyscraping complexes. Thanks to a decades-old law, a building cannot be more than twenty feet taller than the width of the street it faces. This caps most buildings at about 160 feet, or 13 stories.
Foxhall Village, Georgetown, and The Palisades tend to be the most expensive neighborhoods to rent apartments, while Anacostia, Deanwood, and Brightwood tend to offer the most affordable rental rates.
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