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Mid-Rise Apartment
Columbia Heights, 3501 13th St NW | Washington, D.C.

Top Amenities

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  •  24-Hour Front Desk
  •  Building Laundry Room
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Controlled Access
  •  Dog friendly
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Online Rent Payment
  •  Parking Garage  
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit  

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About this Location

Armed Forces Retirement Home - Washington
13 min walk
Green/Yellow (metro) - 8 min
63 (bus) - 4 min
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby

updated 17 hrs ago

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
  • Entertainment

    •  Resident Events
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Garbage Disposal
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stainless Steel Appliances
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Landscape

    •  Courtyard
  • Laundry

    •  Building Laundry Room
    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit (some units)
  • Lease Terms

    •  Online Rent Payment
    •  Security Deposit  
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning  
    •  Ceiling Fans
    •  Hardwood Floors
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Bike Storage
    •  Parking Garage  
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat fee  
    •  Cat friendly
    •  Dog fee  
    •  Dog friendly
    •  Max Pets Limit  
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
    •  24-Hour Front Desk
    •  Controlled Access
  • Storage

    •  Additional Storage Available

The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 29 Recs

Red Hook Lobster Pound
Thip Khao
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grocery 3 Recs

Yes! Organic Market
Trader Joe’s
Best World Supermarket
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convenience 1 Rec

CVS Pharmacy
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fitness 29 Recs

Kali Yoga Studio
Yoga Heights
Champion Lifestyle Fitness
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parks 4 Recs

Columbia Heights Dog Park
Lamont Park
Meridian Hill Park
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coffee 13 Recs

Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
Coffy Cafe
Heat Da Spot
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About Columbia Heights

Columbia Heights is a neighborhood which is a mesh of contemporary architecture and history which embraces different cultures extensively. The vibrant region has a flourishing nightlife at spots like the Meridian Pint or the Wonderland Ballroom where people can enjoy music and happy hours or simply ...
Noisy At Times
Might Get Unsafe
Cultural Oriented
Good Neighborhood
Proximity To Amenities
Median rents in Columbia Heights
1 Bedroom
2 Bedroom

Getting around Columbia Heights

Columbia Heights Reviews

14 reviews
Chose this location because it is close to MedStar Washington Hospital Center where I will be working after graduation - 20 minutes on foot. Built on top of metro station, which is amazing. Restaurants of 14th, U St, Adams Morgan, Shaw all within walking distance. It is a very busy location - close to DC USA - but I never hear noise in my apartment. It is not the cheapest part of town but DC is not known for affordability.
Columbia heights is a really nice commercial area of DC. It contains a Best Buy, a Target, Washington Sports fitness club, a 24-hour Giant and a Chipotle all withing 10 minutes walking distance of my house. Its also a really safe neighborhood. I've lived here for nearly 2 years and I haven't hear any reports of property damage of vandalization.
The neighborhood is nice and within walking distance to other neighborhoods. However, the apartment is right next to a park so it can get loud at times. Being on top of a Domino's also leads to some rodent problems.
Up and coming neighborhood; still unsafe at night as there are frequent assaults and robberies.
Pros: Plenty of restaurants, cafes, grocery stores, public transport options, etc.

Cons: While I never feel unsafe, there has been enough violent crime in the area that I am always extremely cautious, even in the daytime. Lots of street noise if you live on a road that runs north/south. Juvenilles shooting off fireworks, revving atvs, and arguing with each other also adds to that.
Still a lot of crime, but lots of stores, bars and restaurants nearby. Overall the area is increasingly getting better (and more expensive)! Not a lot of on-street parking.
I love my neighborhood!
I really like the Columbia Heights, because it feels much more like the authentic "DC" than the Foggy Bottom area. It's close to the 14th Street corridor and also Adams Morgan corridor where there are a lot of restaurants/bars/shops, but still has a neighborhood feel to it. It's a little bit farther from campus, but the 2 mile walk to/from school is my built-in exercise/decompressing time for the day. I really like having physical separation from school, and there are bus several bus lines within close proximity, as well as a metro stop nearby. Some of the most affordable housing in DC (that is compatible with having class in GW) is in the Columbia Heights area. There are many "group houses" that often pop up on Craigslist where you can pay a more reasonable amount for a bedroom in a house with other roommates.

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