Truxton Circle Real Estate
Truxton Circle is a neighborhood located in the Northwest Quadrant of Washington, DC. The neighborhood is trapezoid shaped and was named for a traffic circle that was removed in 1947. The traffic circle had a monument memorializing Navy Commodore Thomas Truxtun, who served in the late 18th century.
The housing stock in the Truxton Circle neighborhood features many late 19th-century row houses. Many of the row houses in Truxton Circle are two-story and more modest than other nearby DC neighborhoods. Truxton Circle has several buildings on the National register of Historic Places including the original Dunbar High School, the first all-black public high school in the country.
Two Civic Associations, the Bates Area Civic Association and the Hanover Civic Association serve the Truxton Circle neighborhood. Truxton Circle is bounded by Florida Avenue to the north, North Capitol Street to the east, New York Avenue to the south and New Jersey Avenue to the west.