Crestwood is a residential neighborhood located on upper 16th Street in the Northwest Quadrant of Washington, DC. It is known as the Gold Coast for its affluent majority black residents. The area is conveniently located about 15 minutes from both Downtown DC and Silver Spring, Maryland. Crestwood is the first residential neighborhood heading north on 16th Street with homes and lawns.
The first homes in Crestwood were built in 1910 and the community continued to develop in a piecemeal basis over the next forty years. The streets in Crestwood have been named for famous Americans including Senator William Boyd Allison, President James Buchanan and Naval hero Stephen Decatur.
Crestwood is bordered on three sides by Rock Creek Park and 16th Street to the east. It is located near the Georgia Avenue-Petworth and Columbia Heights metro stops on the Green line and Van Ness-UDC on the Red line.
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