Welcome to Glover Park
Glover Park is a distinctively Washingtonian , with attractive row houses and several embassies. Located a half-mile from Georgetown in Washington, DC’s northwest, Glover Park is a quintessential capital city . Historically, it was one of the first to house the nation’s political elite.
The majority of houses here are three and four bedroom constructed between the 1920s and ‘40s. The atmosphere is peaceful, with very little through traffic. But that’s not to say the is in any way boring–Glover Park is a thoroughly walkable with a great selection of local businesses. Massachusetts Avenue’s Embassy Row extends through the , and some of the most prominent embassies are located here, including China and Russia. Glover Park also plays an important role in the US political scene, with many prominent influence groups clustered along Think Tank Row between Thomas and Dupont Circles.
What to Love
- A that encapsulates the character of the nation’s capital
- Great restaurant selection
- Convenient location for reaching Downtown DC
- Excellent local schools.
People & Lifestyle
Glover Park’s proximity to Georgetown University gives the area a young, preppy vibe. Local residents include government officials, university professors, embassy workers, and other professionals. Locals love Glover Park for its convenient access to Downtown DC and the amazing amenities contained within the itself.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There are many excellent restaurants along Wisconsin Avenue. Highlights include delectable Italian cuisine at Casolare
, casual American-style comfort food at Rocklands and Grilling Company
, the hip Slate Wine Bar
, and classic German plates at Old Europe
Things to Do
The 183-acre Glover-Archbold Park runs along the western edge and stretches to the Potomac River on its southern edge. This sprawling green space is a for joggers, hikers, and dog walkers. Another beloved local green space is the Glover Park Community Garden, situated right in the heart of the . Many residents grow their own produce in the garden’s plots.
The United States Naval Observatory is located on Glover Park’s eastern edge. Each morning and evening, residents can hear the traditional playing of “Taps.”
Glover Park is zoned to the District of Columbia Public School District, which is widely renowned for its academics and achievement.
- Benjamin Stoddert Elementary: Grades PK-5, Public ( school in the country to be awarded the Green Ribbon award for sustainability)
- Hardy Middle: Grades 6-8, Public
- Woodrow Wilson High School: Grades 9-12, Public (known for its academy system which tailors curriculum to meet student goals)