Mt. Vernon Square/Convention Center describes the developments north of Chinatown and Gallery Place in the Northwest quadrant of DC. It is home to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, a 2.3 million-square-foot conventions and meetings facility that hosts a variety of expositions throughout the year. The area is home to a number of historic buildings, including the Carnegie Library, which was built in 1903 and now serves as the headquarters for the Historical Society of Washington, DC.
Metro’s Green and Yellow lines serve the Mt. Vernon Triangle at the Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street Convention Center stops. Metrobus service is also available along major arteries including M Street and 7th Streets, NW and New York, and Massachusetts Avenues, NW.
Mt. Vernon Square is a mixed-use neighborhood. It offers a great selection of commercial space but also apartments, condos, and townhomes. This area is highly walkable to more than 40 restaurants and shops, parks, fitness studios, and more. Popular local restaurants include Busboys & Poets, Momiji, and Corduroy.