Petworth Real Estate

    Petworth is a residential neighborhood in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., bounded by Georgia Ave to the west, North Capitol Street to the east, Rock Creek Church Road to the south, and Missouri Avenue NW to the north. The neighborhood started to bloom in the late 1800’s with the expansion of the streetcar line up Georgia Ave, followed by the construction of thousands of similar brick row houses in the 20’s and 30’sToday, the neighborhood is primarily residential with a mix of townhouses and single-family homes. It is served by the Georgia Ave-Petworth station on the Washington Metro's Green Line and Yellow Line. Petworth borders to two expanses of historic greenspace, Rock Creek Cemetery and the US Soldiers' and Airmens' Home (now known as the Armed Forces Retirement Home).