Front & Center
The Capitol Riverfront is a mixed-use neighborhood and riverfront destination. The Front has already established itself as a forward-thinking business center and growing residential neighborhood with wide appeal. Renovated brick warehouses and newly completed buildings create the Front’s new retail district for dining, shopping and outdoor cafes. Plus, the Front has already established itself as a growing residential neighborhood with wide appeal. The Front is home to lively entertainment with lunchtime concerts, outdoor movies, a seasonal farmers’ market, Nationals Park and special events and festivals in the Yards Park on the riverfront. In the Capitol Riverfront you have a front row seat to everything. Check out the events calendar for upcoming entertainment.
The Front is conveniently and centrally located. Sharing it’s northern border with Capitol Hill, the Front is five blocks south of the US Capitol Building and located to the west of the Barracks Row restaurant and retail district. The Front is easily accessible with direct connection to I-395 and I-295; Metrorail’s Green line at the Navy Yard Station or Blue/Orange Lines at the Capitol South Station and the Circulator Bus linking to Union Station and the Red Line. Reagan National Airport is only 2 miles away and the Front is connected to several regional bicycle routes and trails. Check out Getting Around for more transportation information.