Bader Neighborhood

The following tables list neighborhood places and things within walking distance of the Bader. The tables are arranged by walking time, shortest to longest, starting from the Bader. The tables cover the categories:

There is a map at the bottom of this page you can use to quickly find the location of any of the places/things listed in the tables. For a quick lesson on the DC street system go here. This listing is just an aid in getting you acclimated to the neighborhood and should not be considered a recommendation or endorsement by the Board.

Emergencies
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
George Washington University Hospital 23rd ST & I ST 6 Main entrance is next to the Foggy Bottom Metro Station escalator
DC Fire & Emergency Medical Services M ST between 22nd ST & 23rd ST 13 Call 911 for emergencies
Georgetown University Hospital 39th ST & Reservoir RD 30 When travelling west on Reservoir RD, the main entrance is on the left just after the intersection of Reservoir RD and 39th ST
Metropolitan Police Department 3320 Idaho AVE NW Washington DC 20016
(202)715-7300
60 The Bader is in the Second District, Police Service Area (PSA) 207.

Exercise
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
Rock Creek Park Bike Trail Rock Creek Parkway & VA AVE 5 Trail/road follows Rock Creek all the way to Lake Needwood East of Gaithersburg, MD
Thompson's Boat House VA AVE & Rock Creek Parkway 8 Boat & bike rentals, rowing instruction
Francis Swimming Pool 25th ST & N ST 10 (202)727-3285 - June-August - M-F:1pm-8pm Sa-Su:12pm-6pm
C & O Canal & Tow Path 29th ST between K ST & M ST 11 The tow path is brick through Georgetown changing to packed crushed rock. The canal and tow path continue for 184.5 miles to Cumberland, MD.
Public tennis courts 23rd ST between N ST & O ST 12 Tennis anyone?....
Crescent Bike Trail K ST under the Key Bridge 20 Follows an old rail road right of way to and then under Bethesda via tunnel. Trail hooks up with the Rock Creek Park Bike Trail back to Georgetown or you can continue via trail and back streets to the Silver Spring Metro Station.
Key Bridge Boathouse K ST under the Key Bridge 20 Boat rental

Food & Drink
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
51st State Tavern L ST between 26th ST & PA AVE 2 Walk to the L ST end of the alley next to the Bader and turn right.
Marshall's Bar & Grill L ST between 26th ST & PA AVE 2 The local's watering hole. Great bean soup! Half price burgers on Monday nights! Walk to the L ST end of the alley next to the Bader and turn left.
Charm Thai Restaurant L ST between 26th ST & PA AVE 2 Walk to the L ST end of the alley next to the Bader and turn right.
Trader Joes 25th ST between L ST & M ST 5 Groceries, flowers, beer, & wine
Whole Foods I ST between 22nd ST & 23rd ST 10 Groceries, flowers, beer, & wine
Starbucks 24th ST & M ST 12 COFFEE!!!!!!!

Georgetown
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
Georgetown PA AVE & M ST 5 The East end of Georgetown starts at PA AVE & M ST. There is plenty of shopping, restaurants, and bars
Georgetown Harbour K ST between 30th ST & 31st ST 12 Nice restaurants with plenty of outdoor seating and a view out over the Potomac River.
Georgetown AMC Loews K ST between 31st & 32nd ST 13 14 movie theaters
The Shops at Georgetown Park WI AVE & M ST 15 Shopping mall containing many retail chains as well as Mom-n-Pop shops
Georgetown Design District (Furniture) M ST & 33rd ST 20 There are many furniture stores lining M ST as well as Cady's Alley that parallels M ST just to the South of M ST. There are also many furniture stores lining WI AVE up to Glover Park.

Miscellaneous
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
CVS M ST between 28th ST & 29th ST 8 Drug store, pharmacy
District Hardware & Bike Shop 24th ST between L ST & M ST 8 Hardware, bikes, and bike repair
West End Neighborhood Library Interim: 2522 Virginia AVE NW 12 westendlibrary@dc.gov
(202)724-8707
Su 1pm-5pm - M-W 9:30am-9pm - Th 1pm-9pm - F/Sa 9:30am-5:30pm
Watergate Complex NH AVE & VA AVE 12 Post office and shops
US Post Office M ST & 20th ST 18 There are closer Post Offices but this is the one you have to go to to pick up a package.
Dupont Circle NH AVE & CT AVE & MA AVE 20 Shopping! Restaurants! Bars!

Offices
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
US State Department C ST & 23rd ST 15
International Monetary Fund H ST & 20th ST 18
World Bank H ST & 19th ST 20

Tourism
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts NH AVE & F ST 12 Theater, concerts, opera
White House PA AVE & 16th ST 25 Gobama! :-)
Lincoln Memorial 23rd ST between Constitution AVE & Independence AVE 30 The beginning of the National Mall extending from the Lincoln Memorial to the US Capitol

Transportation
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
Taxi L ST & PA AVE 2 Walk to the L ST end of the alley next to the Bader and look for taxis coming down PA AVE out of Georgetown (from your left)
PA AVE Bus Stops Several on PA AVE between 26th ST & 24th ST 2-5 For a complete listing of bus routes in our area, type "2515 K ST NW" in the "Find Service" box at this link.
Foggy Bottom Metro Station 23rd ST & I ST 6 For a complete listing of bus routes from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station, type "23rd ST NW & I ST NW" in the "Find Service" box at this link.

Universities
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Name Location Walk Time (min) Comments
George Washington University From F ST to I ST & from 20th ST to 24th ST 8 Address is the rough boundary of the campus
Georgetown University O ST & 37th ST 25 The campus extends from Canal Road north to Reservoir Road and from 35th ST west to Glover-Archbold Park bordering the west side of the campus


Map of the Bader Neighborhood
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