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Your Ultimate Moving Guide to Adams Morgan

A picture of the Adams Morgan neighborhood

Young professionals moving to the Washington, DC area may find the Adams Morgan neighborhood offers many things of interest to them. It’s packed with restaurants and entertainment. There’s plenty to do here, and it’s only a few minutes from downtown DC.

In this blog, the local moving and storage experts at Georgetown Moving and Storage Company share important information about the Adams Morgan area. We’ve served the area for decades and have become very familiar with Adams Morgan and its surrounding neighborhoods.

Where Is Adams Morgan Located?

Located just north of Dupont Circle and downtown DC, Adams Morgan (or AdMo) is roughly a half square mile in area. Adams Morgan borders Dupont Circle to the south, Mt. Pleasant to the north, Woodley Park to the west, and Columbia Heights to the east.

The 18th Street area is the neighborhood’s central hub, with lots of bars and restaurants. Attractions include the DC Arts Center, Meridian Hill Park, The LINE DC, and Mama Ayesha’s Middle Eastern restaurant.

Known for its walkability, Adams Morgan has a lot to see and do for such a small area. Since there are no metro stops directly in the neighborhood, many locals rely on biking, driving, walking, or buses. Many residents are young professionals, students, or graduate students.

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Types of Residences & Cost of Living in Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan residences include a variety of apartments, townhouses, and houses. Standard median pricing is around $2,000 for a one-bedroom apartment, accounting for almost 25% of local housing units.

Twenty percent of local building types include less than 20 units, while 19% include 50 or more units. In terms of demographics, 24% of the roughly 17,000 residents are aged 18-34, while 15% are aged 35-54, with plenty of diversity.

Local Activities for Adams Morgan Residents

Adams Morgan has several great locations and activities to offer.

Restaurants include:

  • Amsterdam Falafelshop
  • Bukom Café
  • El Tamarindo
  • Elfegne
  • Julia’s Empanadas
  • Jumbo Slice
  • Mama Ayesha’s
  • Perry’s
  • Roofers Union
  • Shibuya Eatery
  • Songbyrd Music House & Record Café
  • Tail Up Goat
  • Tryst Coffeehouse

Bars include:

  • Dram & Grain
  • Jack Rose Dining Saloon
  • Madam’s Organ Blues Bar

Shopping includes:

  • Idle Time Books
  • Lost City Books
  • Meeps
  • Mercedes Bien Vintage
  • Urban Dwell

Attractions include:

  • Adams Morgan Day
  • Bossa
  • Comedy Club DC
  • Muzette International Karaoke
  • The LINE DC, a hotel housed in a 110-year-old church

Other landmarks:

  • Adams Morgan Farmers Market
  • Embassy of Gabon
  • Embassy of the Central African Republic

Get Help With Your Adams Morgan Move 

Only a few minutes from downtown DC, Adams Morgan offers a convenient, diverse neighborhood for young professionals. It offers vibrant nightlife and art within easy reach of government, sightseeing, and university locations.

If you’re considering moving to the area, contact Georgetown Moving and Storage Company for all your full-service storage, packing, and moving needs. We’re fully bonded and insured, and we’re GSA-approved. You can count on our reliable, professional staff for dependable service.

Contact our team to learn more about moving services from Georgetown Moving and Storage Company in the DC metro area.

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