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Petworth
Washington, DC

Featuring distinctive urban row houses and growing neighborhood businesses.

Petworth is a diverse residential neighborhood in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. and is a burgeoning neighborhood with many new developments underway.

Petworth includes a variety of multi-family buildings, single-family homes and many two-story rowhouses with porches.

Bounded to the east by the Armed Forces Retirement Home and Rock Creek Cemetery, to the west by Arkansas Avenue NW, to the south by Rock Creek Church Road NW and Spring Road NW, and to the north by Kennedy Street NW.

Accessible via the Georgia Ave-Petworth station on the Green Line and Yellow Line of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority aka “Metro”.


Petworth Neighborhood Association

Petworth Action Committee


Neighborhoods Near Petworth

16th Street Heights
Brightwood
Colonial Village
Crestwood
Hawthorne
Manor Park
Petworth
Shepherd Park
Takoma (DC)


Petworth Local Attractions

Homestead
3911 Georgia Ave. NW
Rustic-style row house restaurant with multiple bars & outdoor spaces, serving elevated pub fare & draft beer. Best known for it’s weekend brunch so, be sure to make a reservation!
(202) 627-2371

Loyalty Bookstore Petworth
827 Upshur Street NW
This dog-friendly neighborhood bookstore, formerly known as Upshur Street Books features a diverse selection of wonderful books and unique home goods. New owner Hannah Oliver Depp is focussed on building a community through their in-store events, socials and meet-ups, and challenging the norms of what a bookstore can do with its space.
(202) 726-0380

Petworth Neighborhood Library
4200 Kansas Ave. NW
The Petworth Neighborhood Library was designed by Nathan C. Wyeth, best known for designing the West Wing of the White House and creating the first Oval Office. Since it’s opening in 1939, the building has been fully renovated and reopened in 2011. But, this historic landmark hosts alot more than just books. It is also the destination for various yoga and craft classes.
(202) 243-1188

President Lincoln’s Cottage
140 Rock Creek Church Rd. NW
Located on a picturesque hilltop, resident Lincoln’s Cottage offers a distinctive look at Lincoln’s life and legacy in an authentic place — his home. This beloved home was used by Lincoln’s family and served as an important entertaining venue during the Civil War. Most visitors experience the site through tours, but there is also a robust schedule of public programs throughout the year.
(202) 829-0436

Qualia Coffee
3917 Georgia Ave. NW
This DC native micro-roaster serves an international coffee selection from it’s original coffeehouse and roastery storefront in Petworth. In their cozy converted rowhouse, you will find top quality brews, as wells as bagels and pastries.



Petworth Community Events

Celebrate Petworth Street Festival DC Caribbean Carnival
Petworth Community Market
Petworth Jazz Project
Upshur Street Art and Craft Fair


Search Petworth Homes For Sale

Check out Petworth homes for sale and Petworth condo listings, which are updated every 15 minutes from the MLS. For information about Petworth homes and condos or to schedule a showing, contact us or register for a free account to bookmark listings and receive new listing notifications for properties that match your needs and wants.

$1,500,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
2,052
SQFT
918 Kennedy Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$1,050,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
223 Upshur Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$1,049,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,835
SQFT
818 Buchanan Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$955,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,774
SQFT
5031 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$950,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,600
SQFT
113 Varnum Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$950,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
6
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,567
SQFT
5200 Kansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$949,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,140
SQFT
4103 Illinois Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 4PM
$949,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,170
SQFT
4430 Kansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$899,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,109
SQFT
710 Farragut Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$899,900
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,265
SQFT
418 Hamilton Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$889,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,440
SQFT
5216 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$885,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,927
SQFT
5003 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$865,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,920
SQFT
131 Jefferson Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 2PM
$860,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,328
SQFT
233 Jefferson Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,268
SQFT
5401 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$850,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,984
SQFT
4222 8th Street NW 2 #2
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$845,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,244
SQFT
417 Shepherd Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$840,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,574
SQFT
4132 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1PM
$835,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,700
SQFT
730 Webster Street NW 2 #2
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$825,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,251
SQFT
4222 8th Street NW 1 #1
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$814,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,163
SQFT
4529 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$799,999
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,228
SQFT
717 Madison Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 22 hours ago
$799,999
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,882
SQFT
611 Jefferson Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 2PM
$799,900
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,624
SQFT
729 Upshur Street NW #2 ##2
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$799,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,366
SQFT
5021 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$799,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,546
SQFT
Petworth #2
4313 New Hampshire Avenue NW 2
Washington, DC 20011
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$799,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,962
SQFT
Petworth #2
414 Varnum Street NW 2
Washington, DC 20011
$779,500
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,000
SQFT
804 Decatur Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 4 days ago
$779,500
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,070
SQFT
448 Buchanan Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1PM
$775,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,600
SQFT
The Melody #1
730 Webster NW 1
Washington, DC 20011
Open House 12/08 at 2PM
$759,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,793
SQFT
4017 13th Street NW 1 #1
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1PM
$750,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,000
SQFT
5120 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1PM
$750,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,178
SQFT
16 NW Gallatin Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$749,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,268
SQFT
5406 Kansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$740,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,100
SQFT
3910 Kansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$729,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,608
SQFT
423 Quincy Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$720,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,625
SQFT
1354 Shepherd Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$705,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,280
SQFT
17 Rock Creek Church Road NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$700,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,149
SQFT
524 Jefferson Street NW 3 #3
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$700,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,412
SQFT
618 Randolph Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$699,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,584
SQFT
643 Hamilton Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$699,900
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,584
SQFT
5109 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1:30PM
$690,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,052
SQFT
411 Upshur Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$675,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,926
SQFT
521 Longfellow Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$675,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,760
SQFT
4124 3rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$650,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,920
SQFT
705 Taylor Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$650,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,082
SQFT
4202 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$649,990
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,980
SQFT
4837 Illinois Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$644,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,836
SQFT
743 Madison Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$614,900
Condo For Sale
Pending
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,139
SQFT
4016 Georgia Avenue NW Ph8 #PH8
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$600,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,248
SQFT
26 Gallatin Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$599,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,836
SQFT
4907 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$597,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,480
SQFT
716 Gallatin Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - 3 days ago
$579,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,472
SQFT
606 Hamilton Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$560,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,181
SQFT
914 Longfellow Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$550,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,898
SQFT
5012 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 2PM
$550,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
897
SQFT
4816 3rd St NW #7 ##7
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
Price Change - yesterday
$549,999
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
5019 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$549,900
Condo For Sale
Pending
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,045
SQFT
4016 Georgia Avenue NW Ph7 #PH7
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision
$549,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,652
SQFT
4610 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
PETWORTH Subdivision

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Blog Posts About Petworth

Your DC Rental Search is Over- Pets Allowed!

Pet Friendly Washington DC Rentals Neighborhoods: 16th Street Heights, Brightwood, […] Take a look

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Only 2 Brand NEW Condos Remain at The Wyeth! (Petworth, DC)

New Condo Homes For Sale in Petworth – Last 2 […] Take a look

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C June 19th meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meets on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30pm
at the Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave NW) downstairs in the large
meeting room. Here’s their draft agenda.

Read the full article and see pictures on PetworthNews.org. Rea… […] Take a look

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D’s June 19th meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30
pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd St NW). Here’s
their draft agenda.

Read the full article and see pictures on PetworthNews.org. Read more… […] Take a look

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“By the People” arts & music fest on Upshur on June 23rd

Join the Petworth Arts Collaborative on Sunday, June 23rd from 11am-6pm on
the 800 block of Upshur as they participate as one of the satellite
“pARTners” for the By The People Festival, a free arts and dialogue
festival presented by Halcyon.

Read t… […] Take a look

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Petworth, Brightwood is on FIRE!

Petworth, Brightwood and surrounding 20011 is VERY HOT right now! […] Take a look

Posted in Brightwood, Petworth, Preparing Your House For Sale | Leave a comment

Photos and video from May’s Petworth Jazz Project

The first Petworth Jazz Project of the 2019 was, in my opinion, one of the
best so far. Baba Ras D led off the night with music for the kids, and boy
oh boy do the little people love Baba. The rain stayed away, Timber was
slinging pizza, and the spr… […] Take a look

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First Friday art & music returns to Petworth with an opera at Lincoln’s Cottage

Join Petworth Arts Collaborative for this year’s first First Friday, Opera
in the Park at President Lincoln’s Cottage, Friday June 7th from 6-8pm..

Read the full article and see pictures on PetworthNews.org. Read more… […] Take a look

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As summer comes to Petworth, so do the new blooms

If you’ve found yourself walking around our beautiful neighborhood admiring
the flowers and wondering what you’re looking at, we’re here to help.
Welcome to “Petworth Blooming,” a series that features some of the most
common plants seen around Petwo… […] Take a look

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A conversation with Dara Branford, Petworth resident and the 2019 “Miss Wheelchair DC”

“For me, being Miss Wheelchair DC is a way to be more social and
comfortable with the position that I’m in. I want to show other people that
there are people like me, that are in a wheelchair, that are female, that
are struggling – and not strugglin… […] Take a look

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Dog breed specific legislation: It just doesn’t work — a student perspective

I am an owner of two pitbull: my girl’s name is Precious and my boy’s name
is Max. I love them both so very dearly and can’t imagine being without
them. It saddens me to know that there are laws that are intended to
protect people but are hurting an… […] Take a look

Posted in Petworth, PetworthNews.org, Schools | Comments Off on Dog breed specific legislation: It just doesn’t work — a student perspective

It’s “all-you-can-play” at Powell’s Spring Community Carnival

Powell Bilingual Elementary School is hosting its Fifth Annual Spring
Carnival on June 1st from 11am – 5pm — and this year’s event promises to be
a ton of fun for kids and adults in the neighborhood.  Plus, you can pick
up an “all-you-can-play” wris… […] Take a look

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Petworth Jazz returns on Saturday, May 25th at 8th & Taylor Park

It’s been a long year waiting for the return of the extremely popular
Petworth Jazz Project, but the wait is over! The free jazz show at Petworth
Recreation Center (8th & Taylor Streets NW) kicks off its 9th year with the
season opener on Saturday, … […] Take a look

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Guide to the Spring Fling event at the Soldiers’ Home

Your guide courtesy of Friends of the Soldiers Home for Spring Fling
tomorrow, Saturday, May 18, Noon to 5pm, Armed Forces Retirement Home,
Washington, D.C.

Read the full article and see pictures on PetworthNews.org. Read more… […] Take a look

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Annual book sale at the Petworth Library Saturday

The Friends at the Petworth Library are hosting their annual spring book
sale on Saturday May 18, from 10 am to 4 pm at 4200 Kansas Avenue NW.

Read the full article and see pictures on PetworthNews.org. Read more… […] Take a look

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Powell Elementary’s 5th Annual Community Carnival is June 1st with games, food & more for the whole neighborhood

Now in its fifth year, the Powell Elementary Spring Carnival, put on by the
school’s PTA, Powell Padres, is set to return on June 1st. This year the
Carnival will be at Powell Elementary, and offers a ton of things to do for
families in the neighbor… […] Take a look

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Best Community Blog and 4,000 other reasons to say thanks!

The end of May 2019 makes Petworth News four years old! This site was
started on a fluke, and quickly became something of value to the community
— which I’m extremely grateful for. This month we were named Best Community
Blog (2nd Place!) for the fo… […] Take a look

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Featured Property: 721 Ingraham St NW

This week’s featured property is a single-family rowhome at 721 Ingraham
Street NW. This fantastic home in Petworth offers original charm and
character — and it won’t be available for long! It’s offered by Marc Dosik
and Jung-Ah Park from Help-U-Sel… […] Take a look

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