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Mount Vernon Triangle Offers Walkability To Loads Of Attractions

Mount Vernon Triangle Offers Walkability To Loads Of Attractions

The Northwest Washington neighborhood has condo living and an emerging restaurant scene

Diners enjoy outdoor eating at Bar Chinois in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood of Northwest Washington. Bar Chinois is “kind of like our neighborhood watering hole where so many people gather,” said Jeffrey Tenenbaum, a nonprofit attorney who has lived in the neighborhood since 2009.
Diners enjoy outdoor eating at Bar Chinois in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood of Northwest Washington. Bar Chinois is “kind of like our neighborhood watering hole where so many people gather,” said Jeffrey Tenenbaum, a nonprofit attorney who has lived in the neighborhood since 2009. (Maansi Srivastava/The Washington Post)
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“You sort of straddle two worlds,” she said of Mount Vernon Triangle, part of which was designated a historic district in 2006.

Markle joined the pandemic puppy trend in 2021, adopting a golden retriever she named Parker. Now, because of their walks, “Parker and I know every inch” of the neighborhood, she said.

While a decade and a half ago the neighborhood was “a sea of parking lots,” it’s now a walker’s paradise, according to Kenyattah Robinson, president of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (CID). A survey by the organization found nearly 80 percent of Mount Vernon Triangle’s residents live within a mile of their workplace, and half commute on foot.

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