Mass Ave Heights
Embassies. Estates. Exceptional.
In the shadows of the Washington National Cathedral, the residential neighborhood of Massachusetts Avenue Heights is a small triangle between Massachusetts Avenue and Garfield Street. It is just adjacent to Observatory Circle and the grounds of the Vice President's Residence.
Wealthy residents are attracted to quiet streets lined with truly impressive homes, including many luxurious estates and modern-style houses. Home prices typically exceed $1 million, with many homes selling for $5 million and up. Massachusetts Avenue Heights also includes part of Embassy Row within its borders and is home to the Cape Verde Embassy, Embassy of Norway and Embassy of the Republic of Iraq.
Neighborhood landmarks include the Cathedral and affiliated properties including St. Albans School. The St. Albans Tennis Club is also an amenity. The Naval Observatory lies on Massachusetts Avenue Heights’ southern border.
Nearby restaurants and shopping along Wisconsin Avenue include a Whole Foods, Alero, Le Zinc and Café Deluxe.
Schools within the neighborhood include The Cathedral’s Beauvoir School (K-3), National Cathedral School (Girls 4-12) and St. Albans School (Boys 4-12); Sidwell Friends (K-12); Sheridan School (K-8) and Edmund Burke (6-12). Also of note is the District’s Oyster-Adams Bilingual School, a renowned public institution for K-8.