Welcome to Logan & Dupont Circles
A unique tapestry of urban conveniences and D.C.'s trendiest circular parks
Logan Circle and Dupont Circle are two of the trendiest residential locations in D.C. Together they form an urban tree-lined neighborhood rich with history, upscale shopping, and D.C.'s hottest bars and restaurants. Homes include elegant rowhomes, beautiful Victorian mansions, and high-rise apartments and condos, all expanding into a wheel-spoke street crossed by the city grid. Living with each circular park in view is considered a prestigious choice in Washington, D.C. Many enjoy the walkable, pedestrian-friendly lifestyle of downtown D.C. in these lush neighborhoods.
What to Love
- Beautiful, tree-lined streets
- A charming blend of historic and modern architecture
- Prestigious and luxury housing options
- Urban conveniences and service
- A rich landscape of upscale restaurants and shopping
- A vibrant arts and theater culture with nightlife to match
You will discover a hip, luxurious lifestyle in the Logan Circle and Dupont Circle neighborhoods. This area is prized by residents who enjoy being able to complete their to-do lists within a short distance. The Circles have a little bit of everything, including museums, restaurants, and a vibrant tapestry of recreation from performance theater to local bars and clubs.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Whether you are looking for a delicious meal or a delightful shopping experience, there’s always something in Logan Circle and Dupont Circle. Start your journey at the Salt & Sundry home goods store, a charming little storefront off Logan Circle on 14th street. Here, you will find a seasonal selection of lovely dishes, kitchenware, accent throws, and artwork loved for local homes and gifting.
Discover local French cuisine at Le Diplomate, a cleverly named venue just off Logan Circle. Le Diplomate styles itself as a casual French cafe with a gourmet menu. Delight in French classics in the warm dining room or sunny terrace dining.
The Barcelona Wine Bar offers far more than just wine. There is an incredible selection of Tapas, including steak, octopus, and flan. The environment is airy and delightful, with two-story windows that open into fireplace-warmed outdoor dining.
The Black Cat music hall is great for catching local and visiting bands. You will immediately notice the fun checkerboard floor and an audience area flanked on both sides with bars serving burgers, nachos, vegan lasagna, and cheesecake.
Kramers Books & Afterwords is a charming local bookshop and cafe within walking distance of Dupont Circle. Discover a maze of bookcases, cozy seating areas, and a hidden all-day American cafe featuring burgers, breakfast, pies, and sometimes live music.
If you're craving classic Italian fine dining, head to Floriana between the two circles. Floriana offers a warm red brick exterior in a building that was once a home. Crimson walls and soft lighting create a relaxing environment where diners enjoy an Italian menu of acclaimed quality.
Things to Do
Dupont Circle is the proud home of the FreshFarm farmers market every Sunday. Discover a delicious spread of fresh seasonal produce, handmade artisan goods, and specialty local foods. While you're there, stop at the Dupont Circle Fountain and throw in a penny for good luck.
The Capital Pride Parade also marches through the neighborhood of Logan Circle and Dupont Circle, looping around Dupont Circle for announcements. You can catch it at any of the planned family viewing areas or join the parade to express pride and support.
Diplomatic enthusiasts will enjoy Embassy Row, the capital's greatest concentration of embassies, diplomatic missions, and diplomatic residences. This long walk starts at Observatory Circle, extends down Massachusetts Avenue, around Dupont Circle, and ends at Scott Circle.
The Phillips Collection is an art museum founded by Duncan and Marjorie Acker Phillips in 1621 as the Phillips Memorial Gallery not far from Dupont Circle. This beautiful home-turned-museum is acclaimed for its elegance and unique collection of paintings, photography, and sculpture.