Cultural enclave • Nightlife • Shopping
Steeped in Hispanic history and culture, D.C.’s Columbia Heights offers vitality, creativity, rowhouses and mansions. Residents and guests of all ages partake in activities throughout this diverse walkable, bike-friendly hood. The bi-level Meridian Hill Park features unique fountains and statues, and the Mexican Cultural Institute hosts lots of community events. Area eateries serve Laotian and Filipino fare as well as Latino dishes and drinks.