Attractions and Amenities

Brookland has seen a recent boom in development and has become one of DC’s most popular neighborhoods with a lively arts scene and great new local businesses moving in. Several easy transportation options include numerous bus routes, the Brookland -CUA Red Line Metro station and the Metropolitan Branch Bike Path.

Brookland’s arts and cultural attractions include Dance Place, the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market, and ArtSpace Lofts. The neighborhood also is home to several Catholic institutions clustered around Catholic University and has held the nickname “Little Rome”.

Brookland has several popular restaurants, including MenomaleBrookland’s FinestSteel PlateBrookland Pint, & Pizza and Busboys and Poets.

With neighborhood events like community yard sales, home and garden tours, summer movie nights, playgroups, and monthly happy hours, Brookland has a true small town feel.


Brookland is one of the few neighborhoods in DC where you can find detached homes with generous yards in addition to the more traditional DC row houses.  There are a variety of architectural styles including bungalows, Victorian homes, Farm houses, Craftsman, Colonials, row houses and more.  Most were built between 1900 and 1940.

Home Sale Stats for Brookland, DC 20017:

  • Average price for detached homes in Brookland YTD 2014: $543,483
  • Average price for attached homes in Brookland YTD: $371,819

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