One of the area’s many historic properties, this live entertainment venue first opened in 1910, becoming the first large music venue in the nation for African-American audiences. It’s now one of the oldest theaters in the country.
The glassy, modern Shaw Neighborhood Library, named after a long-time civic activist and chairman of the DC Model Cities Commission.
Lincoln Theatre is a theater in Washington, D.C., located at 1215 U Street, next to Ben’s Chili Bowl. The theater, located on “Washington’s Black Broadway”, served the city’s African American community when segregation kept them out of other venues.
Between U and T on Ninth Street is unofficially designated as “Little Ethiopia” in Washington, D.C. where the Ethiopian population is the largest in the U.S. The food has become a main attraction and reason for locals and tourists to commute to Shaw and experience the many local Ethiopian restaurants. This influx of Ethiopians has revitalized the area,
This high-end shopping mecca encompasses more than 30 luxury retail stores, two condominium buildings, two rental apartment buildings, two office buildings, a luxury hotel, and public park in downtown Washington, D.C. It encompasses 2,000,000 square feet and covers more than five city blocks.