Washington, DC - Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights (PDF Chapter)
This is the Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights chapter from Lonely Planet’s Washington DC guidebook.
The U St Corridor is a fine spot to begin your explorations. A stroll here rewards with African American historic sights, soul food restaurants, mural-splashed alleys and red-hot music clubs. Spend an afternoon checking it out, or better yet, devote an evening to the nightlife scene.
- take a seat at Ben’s Chili Bowl and joining locals to eat half-smokes and gossip over sweet iced tea
- walk through wooded groves, meadows and an ethereal garden made out of Capitol pillar ruins in the National Arboretum
- feel the neighborhood vibe at cheery Right Proper Brewing Co, which was once a pool hall where Duke Ellington played
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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