Welcome to Cleveland Park
A charming and quaint reprieve from city life filled with lush greenery
A few steps outside of the city, Cleveland park is filled with tree-lined streets and historic homes. Brimming with green space, Cleveland Park is a bucolic neighborhood that allows residents a respite from city life. Over the years, this neighborhood has fostered a tight-knit community and a relaxing, slow-paced lifestyle. Many of the spacious homes are granted extra privacy by way of larger lots and bountiful trees obscuring them from view.
Named for President Grover Cleveland—who built a summer home on Connecticut Avenue—Cleveland Park boasts numerous beautiful historic homes and estates. After the invention of the streetcar, Cleveland Park underwent a significant boom in residential and commercial growth, which has helped pave the way for the neighborhood it is today.
Many homes in the area still exhibit the early 20th-century styles. With home listings on the higher end, many Cleveland Park residents are renters. The neighborhood's median rent is just over $1,800, while the median home value is $743,500.
What to Love
Luscious green spaces offer an oasis from city life while maintaining a lively feel.
Historic buildings and tree-lined streets date back to the 1920s.
Local shopping and dining along with easy access to all the D.C. area have to offer.
People & Lifestyle
A haven for nature lovers, Cleveland Park residents take great pride in their neighborhood's naturally beautiful landscape. Dense trees and greenery offer a peaceful and serene environment, and an involved neighborhood association keeps the area in tip-top shape.
Cleveland Park is ideal for city folk looking to come home to a quieter neighborhood while maintaining easy access to the rest of the city. Young professionals and young families find Cleveland Park to be a great place to settle down. The easy commute by both metro and car also makes Cleveland Park an excellent choice for Washington workers.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Residents have the luxury of close and accessible local shopping and eateries, as well as easy access to the rest of D.C.'s incredible dining scene.
Neighborhood staple Medium Rare
is the go-to for premium-cut steaks and hand-cut fries. They are also popular with the Sunday brunch crowd! For Italian-style deli goods and authentic selections, you'll probably frequent Vace
, while Indique
is better for anyone who prefers bold Indian flavors. Spices
serve excellent Asian cuisine and sushi, and Streets Market
is where locals flock for groceries.
Things to Do
Most things to do in Cleveland Park revolve around taking advantage of the lush landscape. Check out the Rosedale Conservancy
. Dating back to 1740, the conservancy is the optimal spot to walk through the gorgeous grounds, home to several historic homes and various types of flora.
If you're looking for something more adventurous, head to the Klingle Valley Trail
to bike, hike, or stroll through Rock Creek Park. The Tregaron Conservancy
is a historic woodland garden with 13 acres of trails and meadows.
Cleveland Park is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
John Eaton Elementary, PK-5, specializes in diverse, 21st-century education.
Washington International School, PK-12, is a highly-rated private school.
National Child Research Center, Pre-K, uniquely enriching and nurturing environment.