Our Neighborhood

Welcome to Foggy Bottom

The Foggy Bottom neighborhood is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. It gets its name from a combination of smoke and fog that would blanket the neighborhood during its industrial heyday and because it had a lot of low lying swampland.


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Our neighborhood is home to : 

– DAR Museum and Constitution Hall

– John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

– George Washington University

– U.S. Department of State


– World Bank

– Watergate building

– Southern part of Rock Creek Park

– The first Naval Observatory



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