Adams Morgan Photos: Washington DC

Adams Morgan

 Tripsavvy / Rachel Cooper

Adams Morgan is one Washington, DC's most colorful neighborhoods with brightly painted buildings and a number of interesting murals. It is a diverse multi-cultural community with a wide variety of restaurants, nightclubs, coffee houses, bars, bookstores, art galleries and unique specialty shops. See photos of Adams Morgan and learn about some of the most popular points of interest.

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Calvert Street

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To reach the heart of Adams Morgan from the Woodley-Park/Adams Morgan Metro stop, you will walk past many beautifully restored row homes along Calvert Street.

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Mama Ayesha's Mural

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This mural is located on the side of Mama Ayesha’s Restaurant at 1967 Calvert Street, NW in Adams Morgan. Mama Ayesha is posing in front of the White House with all the presidents from Eisenhower to Obama.

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Walter Pierce Community Park

Walter Pierce Community Park
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Walter Pierce Community Park is a public park located in the heart of Adams Morgan, one of Washington, DC's most diverse neighborhoods. The park features a playground, basketball court, community garden, chess tables, a picnic area, and a fenced in dog exercise area. The park, located at Adams Mill Road and Ontario Place, NW sits adjacent to the edge of the grounds of the National Zoo.

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Mural Un Pueblo Sin Murales

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Mural Un Pueblo Sin Murales is the only remaining mural painted by a group of Latino immigrant artists in 1977. It is located at 1779 Columbia Road, NW in Adams Morgan.

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Madams Organ

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Madams Organ, located in Adams Morgan at 2461 18th Street, NW, is one of Washington, DC's most famous and popular nightclubs. It is a soul food restaurant with live entertainment seven nights a week.

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Madam's Organ Mural

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The Madam's Organ Mural is an Adams Morgan landmark.

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Columbia Station

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Columbia Station, located at 2325 18th St NW Washington, DC, is a restaurant that offers American cuisine and live jazz.

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18th Street

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Many bars, restaurants and nightclubs are located along 18th Street near the intersection of Columbia Road. This area is a few blocks from the Adams Morgan Metro stop.

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Tryst Coffeehouse

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Tryst is a neighborhood gathering place, a coffee shop, bar and lounge in Adams Morgan. It is located at 2459 18th Street NW Washington, DC.

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Smash Vintage Clothes

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Adams Morgan is a fun place to explore with its funky shops and boutiques.

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Adams Morgan's Smallest Mural

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Located at 2316 18th Street, NW, Adams Morgan's smallest mural brightens the doorway to the Latino Economic Development Corporation.

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Unity in Diversity Statue

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The Unity in Diversity Statue is located at Unity Park in Adams Morgan at the intersection of Euclid and Champlain Sts., NW Washington DC.

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Shops in Adams Morgan

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Adams Morgan has an interesting selection of boutiques and is a fun place to spend a day.

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Playground at Walter Pierce Park

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Children enjoy the playground at Walter Pierce Park

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Market at Unity Park

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An outdoor market provides authentic Latino food and crafts at Unity Park in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington DC.

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Craft Shops

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Adams Morgan has a variety of shops with unique items from around the world.

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Calvert Street

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Many nice tree-lined residential streets surround the main-corridor of Adams Morgan.

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