American University Park Location

American University Park is a peaceful and family-oriented neighborhood with city amenities still close by. It is situated on the DC-Maryland Border, near its namesake university.

American University Park Neighborhood

The neighborhood is almost entirely residential, consisting primarily of single-family homes, mostly Colonials and bungalows, on tree-lined streets. AU Park homes were mostly built in the 1920s and are set relatively close together, which locals say helps foster community spirit.

American University Park Attractions

Residents are within walking distance to the Tenleytown Metro station. The Spring Valley Shopping Center on Massachusetts Avenue is home to some great restaurants like Millie’s and Pizzeria Paradisio, as well as coffee shops such as Compass Coffee and Bluestone Lane, and Wagshal’s market and deli, a local staple since 1925. On the other side of the neighborhood, Wisconsin Avenue offers many more shopping and dining options including Pete’s New Haven Style Pizza, Matisse Restaurant, and Public Bar.



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