Information about the neighborhood near our apartments in Washington

Capital Living in Brightwood

You can experience the best DC has to offer when you live at Brightwood Communities. Nestled in Ward 4 near Takoma Park, our apartments for rent in NW Washington, DC, offer an ideal location near some of DC’s most popular destinations. Spend an afternoon visiting the exotic animals at The National Zoo. Afterward, go for an invigorating jog or a relaxing picnic at Meridian Hill Park.

On the weekends, pick up fresh and locally sourced produce at Takoma Park Farmers Market. For more specialized shopping, check out the stores at Downtown Silver Spring, Westfield Wheaton, or the National Harbor. When you need a night out, savor the scrumptious sushi rolls at Himitsu or try the flavorful dishes at Andrene’s Caribbean & Soul Food Café.

For more information about our NW Washington, DC, apartments for rent near American University, give us a call at Brightwood Communities today.

Brightwood Communities

(202) 292-4062

5805 14th St NW Washington, DC 20011

Places to eat near Brightwood Communities


  • Simple Bar & Grill
  • Himitsu
  • Tony’s Place
  • Highlands
  • Andrene’s Caribbean & Soul Food Café
  • Middle Eastern Cuisine
  • Republic
Shopping near Brightwood Communities


  • Downtown Silver Spring
  • The Mall at Prince Georges
  • L’Enfant Plaza
  • Westfield Wheaton
  • Safeway
  • Whole Foods
  • Takoma Park Farmers Market
  • The shops at Columbia Heights
  • National Harbor
Work near Brightwood Communities


  • American University
  • Washington Hospital Center
  • VA Hospital
  • Discovery Channel Building
  • Walmart
  • Catholic University
  • University of District of Columbia
Places to play near Brightwood Communities


  • Rock Creek Park
  • Meridian Hill Park
  • National Zoo
  • Fort Stevens Park
  • Rock Creek Park Golf Course
  • National Arboretum
  • FedEx Field