Foggy Bottom
  • Washington DC
    Foggy Bottom

    Nestled along the banks of the Potomac River, Foggy Bottom boasts a rich history and vibrant cultural tapestry. Its evocative name derives from the mist rolling off the river — and perhaps also from the industrial smog that once hung over its streets. Originally a working-class neighborhood, Foggy Bottom evolved into a hub for government and institutions, most notably the George Washington University, which established its main campus there in 1912. Other landmarks include The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, U.S. Department of State, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and the Watergate. The southern end of D.C.'s premier greenspace, Rock Creek Park, is easily accessible from the neighborhood. Foggy Bottom real estate includes a mix of historic row houses, modern lofts, and luxury condos.


    • Population 10,700
    • Median Home Price $500,000
    • Median Age 26
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    Notable Schools

    • Elementary (PK-5) Hyde-Addison Elementary School
    • Middle (6-8) Washington Latin Public Charter School
    • High (9-12) The School Without Walls

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    Explore Homes in Foggy Bottom

    • Lower Market 26th St NW

      BR 1.0

      BA 1.0

      SQ FT 754

      Built 1978

    • Mid Market 25th St NW

      BR 2.0

      BA 2.0

      SQ FT 1024

      Built 1900

    • Upper Market New Hampshire Ave NW

      BR 3.0

      BA 3.1

      SQ FT 2243

      Built 1971

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