Guide to Columbia Heights

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Bordering Howard University to the east, this pleasant neighborhood offers commuter convenient access on Washington Metro transit Green and Orange lines. The Tivoli Square entertainment and business complex is located here, as are numerous condominiums, town homes, and apartments.

A large retail complex near the Columbia Heights metro station includes national retail chains. Diverse restaurants and bars are also a part of the neighborhood, which is the home of the GALA Hispanic Theatre, housed in the art deco era Tivoli Theatre. The Dance Institute of Washington is just across the street.

A number of international embassies and the Greater Washington Urban League are also a part of this pleasant, tree-lined community.

[Photo courtesy of GALA Hispanic Theatre]

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 • 8:00pm

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The House

3530 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010


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