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Living in Cleveland Park, DC

Originally built in the late 1800's, the neighborhood of Cleveland Park, D.C., is a charming residential area famous for its beautiful Victorian and Art Deco homes, as well as its laid-back, family-friendly vibe. Here, you'll find more green spaces than office buildings and more single-family homes than businesses. Don't let its bucolic atmosphere fool you, though—when it comes to products and services, Cleveland Park residents can find everything they need without having to drive into downtown Washington, D.C.

Cleveland Park restaurants offer everything from fast food to fine dining, so there's something for everyone. Cleveland Park also boasts plenty of entertainment venues, including the famous Uptown Theater, a renovated 1936 Art Deco cinema that showed movies up until March 2020. Locals can also enjoy the beauties of Rock Creek Park, a 1,754-acre urban paradise that offers equestrian and hiking trails, a planetarium, a nature center, sports venues, and a world-class tennis stadium. 

Residential traffic in Cleveland Park, Washington, DC

Cleveland Park Housing

Because of its proximity to downtown Washington, the Cleveland Park real estate market is thriving. Since many locals work downtown, residents are attracted by the convenience of living in one of the many Cleveland Park apartments, condos or townhouses. Families are especially attracted to the Cleveland Park homes for sale—including the many spacious Queen Anne-, Art Deco- and Victorian-style homes that line the streets, as well as the architectural beauties designed by famous architects, such as I.M. Pei and Winthrop Faulkner.

Colorful houses in Cleveland Park, Washington, DC

Why Live in Cleveland Park?

As a kid-friendly Washington, D.C. neighborhood, Cleveland Park is a popular destination for families, thanks to the large number of public and private schools in the area. In addition, Cleveland Park also boasts an attractive selection of homes, apartments, condos and townhouses for sale or rent, making it a great choice for all types of lifestyles. Likewise, for those who need to commute to their downtown jobs, or who simply crave the bright lights and nightlife of a big city, Cleveland Park is just the place to live.

Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park, Washington, DC

Where is Cleveland Park?

Situated in the Northwestern quadrant of the city, the Cleveland Park neighborhood is a little more than a 10-minute drive depending on traffic (or an even quicker ride on the Metro) from downtown Washington, D.C. With its proximity to the nation's capital, Cleveland Park can provide the ideal lifestyle for those who want to be near big-city amenities but away from the hustle and bustle of big-city life.


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  • For a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, kids and adults alike can find respite at Rock Creek Park, a 1,754-acre space that features plenty of space to run and hike, as well as a planetarium, nature center and tennis stadium.
  • The wide selection of public and private schools makes Cleveland Park the perfect place to settle down and raise a family.


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