Why just live when you can live in the center of it all? History, charm, culture, nightlife and a purely uptown vibe. All in an authentic, walkable neighborhood filled with people and businesses that care about the past as much as they do the rebirth of this amazing slice of DC life. This is a big moment for Shaw —and for anyone looking to be a part of the area’s next big thing.

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The new City Market at O features the original brick from the historic O Street Market built in 1881.

The 20-foot stainless steel statue of jazz legend Duke Ellington sits in Ellington Plaza, NW, just a few blocks from City Market at O.

This historic theater opened in 1910 and was renovated and reopened in 2012.

Stay up-to-date on the best reads and local events at the Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Neighborhood Library, located at 1630 7th Street, NW.

Seasonal Pantry is a specialty food market by day and a must-experience supper club by night.

The one-of-a-kind Giant respects the past and breathes new life into its future.