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Neighborhood Narratives: Friendship Heights

Friendship Heights, a residential neighborhood in Northwest Washington, D.C., is also home to popular shopping plazas near the intersection of Wisconsin and Western Avenues. Known by most Washingtonians as a shopping mecca, Friendship Heights features many department stores, boutiques, day spas, a multiplex cinema and a variety of moderate and discount chains.

The neighborhood is represented by a variety of architectural styles including detached brick Colonials from the 1930s, farmhouse style homes from the early 1900s, classic brick rowhouses and modern condominiums, making it accessible and desirable for a wide variety of buyers. Friendship Heights is a walkable neighborhood with easy access to Metro and other mass transit options. Because of this, it has become a highly desirable location in recent years.