Ivy City's recent resurgence has made it a popular spot for mouthwatering restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Gravitas, and made-in-DC beverages. You’ll find a host of distilleries producing everything from bourbon to gin, craft beer-style ciders from Supreme Core Cider, the full-service City Winery, and hoppy IPAs at Atlas Brew Works.
Best known as for two of its most important destinations, Gallaudet University and Union Market, NOMA is filled with shops and restaurants in redeveloped historic buildings like the Hecht’s Warehouse, an early 20th-century department-store storage facility. Union Market is a a restored grocery and specialty food hall while Gallaudet University is the nation’s first college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. National Public Radio also makes its home in NOMA.
An arts and culture center, the neighborhood’s largest event is the annual H Street Festival, which attracts thousands. Patrons flock to The Atlas Performing Arts Center, home to events and happenings that cover a range of artistic traditions. The Atlas bills itself as “where the arts, culture and connection happen on H Street.”
Primely positioned a short walk from the restaurant and bar scene, the neighborhood is filled with 1920s rowhouses on narrow streets and a diverse community.