Columbia Heights

Where diversity meets vibrancy.

Nestled in the heart of Washington, D.C., Columbia Heights is a vibrant and diverse neighborhood pulsating with culture, history, and community spirit. This eclectic enclave is characterized by its tree-lined streets, historic row houses, and bustling commercial corridors. Once a rural area known for its sprawling farmland, Columbia Heights has evolved into a dynamic urban hub, attracting residents from all walks of life. Its rich multicultural tapestry is reflected in its array of dining options, from authentic Ethiopian eateries to trendy coffee shops, offering a taste of global cuisine right at your doorstep. With its proximity to major attractions like the Smithsonian museums and the U Street Corridor, Columbia Heights effortlessly blends the charm of residential living with the excitement of city life.

Beyond its bustling streets, Columbia Heights boasts an array of green spaces, including the scenic Meridian Hill Park, where locals gather for picnics, yoga sessions, and cultural events. The neighborhood’s strong sense of community is evident in its lively farmers’ market, neighborhood festivals, and grassroots initiatives aimed at fostering inclusivity and social cohesion. Residents enjoy easy access to public transportation, with the Columbia Heights Metro station serving as a gateway to the rest of the city. Whether exploring the vibrant nightlife along 11th Street, taking a leisurely stroll through historic streets, or simply soaking in the rich tapestry of cultures, Columbia Heights offers a dynamic and welcoming environment that embodies the true spirit of Washington, D.C.

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1 Meridian Pcs Preschool - 6th Grade Public
5 Ross Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
3 Garrison Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
N/A Appletree Early Learning Center - Columbia Heights Preschool - Preschool Public
4 Reed Lc Preschool - 5th Grade Public
N/A H.d. Cooke Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
N/A Briya Pcs Preschool - Adult - Other Public
2 Tubman Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
3 Bruce-Monroe Elementary School @ Park View Preschool - 5th Grade Public
4 Bancroft Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
2 Cardozo Education Campus 6th Grade - 12th Grade Public
3 Columbia Heights Education Campus 6th Grade - 12th Grade Public
2 E.l. Haynes Pcs - Georgia Avenue 5th Grade - 8th Grade Public
N/A St. Augustine School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Sacred Heart School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Mysa Micro School 1St Grade - 11th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Fusion Academy Wdc: Washington D.c. 6th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
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