The Northwest Washington neighborhood has condo living and an emerging restaurant scene
“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.
“I personally — and I need my car for work — only fill it up every two to three months,”…