Guide to Foggy Bottom

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Named for the fog that sometimes gathers near the Potomac River, Foggy Bottom is home to George Washington University’s main campus. It is a major cultural destination with the renowned Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the DAR Constitution Hall (another performance venue) and the more intimate concert venue of Lisner Auditorium on the George Washington Campus.

The historic Watergate complex is located here, and along with its condominiums and offices, there are a several mid-rise apartments and single-family homes, many of which are also historic. Government buildings, such as the Main Interior Building and the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, are also found here, as are the World Bank Building and Corcoran Gallery of Art.

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The Melrose Georgetown Hotel

2430 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

Featuring the courtly elegance of an executive mansion, the Melrose Hotel is a distinguished choice for discriminating travelers. This baronial, luxury hotel is situated in an upscale area just one block from Georgetown and steps from the White House. H

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Residence on the Avenue Apts by GSA

2221 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

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"Hamilton's DC" Walking Tour

Saturday, September 9, 2017 • 2:00pm

Foggy Bottom Metro Station

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Park Hyatt Washington

1201 24th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037

American Restaurants

Ristorante la Perla of Washington

2600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

La Perla is a fine dining traditional Italian Restaurant located in Georgetown DC. We look forward to seeing you. Call for reservations 202-333-1767

Bars

Kaz Sushi Bistro

1915 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006

Kaz Sushi Bistro is D.C.’s top spot for sushi. The sushi at Kaz Okochi’s Foggy Bottom restaurant is impeccable but it’s the intricate, east-west dishes like nigiri of toro dabbed with plum-wine-poached foie gras, octopus ceviche and mussels topped with a

Arts

Art Museum of the Americas

201 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas

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Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse

1112 19th Street NW, Washington, Dc, DC 20036

America's Premier Steakhouse

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Trevor Noah

Friday, September 8, 2017 • 9:30pm

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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Kennedy Center

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC 20566

The Kennedy Center houses five theaters including the homes of the National Opera and National Symphony Orchestra. If you can't score tickets, daytime tours are available.

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Washington National Opera: Aida

Saturday, September 9, 2017 • 7:00pm

Kennedy Center Opera House

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