Foggy Bottom is a historic neighborhood located in the NW quadrant of Washington, DC. Foggy Bottom draws its unique name from its riverfront location and the fog and smoke which were prevalent during the neighborhood's 19th century industrial period.
Foggy Bottom is home to George Washington University, which has a defining role in the character of this community. Other notable institutions calling Foggy Bottom home include the International Monetary Fund, Kennedy Center, State Department and World Bank. Foggy Bottom is also home to the famous Watergate Complex. Read more about Foggy Bottom real estate.
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The Foggy Bottom neighborhood is bounded by 17th Street to the east, Pennsylvania Ave to the north, Constitution Ave to the south and Rock Creek Parkway to the west.
Communities adjacent to Foggy Bottom include Georgetown and the West End as well as the White House. Foggy Bottom is served by the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station.
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