A lot of my real estate clients want to live near the NIH Metro, either because they work there (or at the new Walter Reed), or because of the easy commute into the District. Traffic these days is a bear. Folks want to live near Metro so they can stay out of their cars. And it’s only going to get worse. 2,500 new employees are expected to join the National Naval Medical Center when Walter Reed closes, adding to an already congested rush hour. So, if you’re looking to avoid some traffic & buy a house in a neighborhood that’s convenient to Metro, search no more. I’ve got the skinny on the best spots within walking distance of the NIH.
Since they closed public access to NIH right after 911, your only access to the NIH metro stop is on the east side of the campus just off of Wisconsin Avenue. The best “walk to” neighborhoods include Read more