Anacostia’s beautiful parks and odd landmarks make this neighborhood a prime location for spending an afternoon outside:
Golf, skate, play basketball or tennis at one of this waterfront park’s many venues. Don’t miss the Urban Treehouse.
Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, SE
Fort Dupont Park
If the weather is warm, picnic, walk the trails, or catch a concert here. If it’s cold, go sledding!
Randle Circle, SE
The World’s Biggest Chair
Go into Anacostia’s historic district and gaze up at this 19.5 foot wonder.
V Street & Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Mural at DC Social Services Building
Walk down the block and view some of this neighborhood’s public art.
W Street & Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Union Temple Baptist Church
Walk another block and visit Pastor Willie F. Wilson’s prominent church.
1225 W Street, SE
Have dinner at what was once this neighborhood’s only sit-down restaurant.
1918 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE