Mount Vernon Square

This historic city square and neighborhood masterfully blends DC’s past and present, perfect for business and pleasure.

11 Things to See & Do in Mount Vernon Square

Mount Vernon Square lies at the heart of DC, connected to Downtown , Shaw and Penn Quarter/Chinatown , placing it at the center of the one of the most highly trafficked areas in the city. Its centerpiece, Carnegie Library, is being transformed into a flagship Apple Store AND a museum for DC history...

Bookstore at the Mount Vernon Square Busboys and Poets - Things to do in DC's Mount Vernon Square neighborhood
The Best Places to Eat in Mount Vernon Square

A sea of high-rise apartment and office buildings make up Mount Vernon Square, a small neighborhood in Northwest DC where everyone always seems to be on the move. Admittedly, on the surface this may not seem like the ingredients that make up a go-to dining destination, but the blocks of Mount...

Outside patio at Prather's on the Alley restaurant and bar - The best places to eat in Washington, DC's Mount Vernon Square neighborhood