University Park, MD
Taking its name from The Falls Church, an 18th-century
Anglican parish, Falls Church gained township status
within Fairfax County in 1875. In 1948, it was incorporated
as the City of Falls Church, an independent city with county-level
governance status. It is also referred to as Falls Church City.
Median Price: $370,000
Median List Price / Sq ft: $483
Real Estate Statistics for University Park, MD
Overview of University Park, MD
George Washington University has grown significantly over the past decades and now covers much of the neighborhood, which has many historic old homes and numerous mid-rise apartment buildings.
The historic portion of the Foggy Bottom neighborhood is preserved and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Just south of the Watergate complex, on the Potomac River, lies the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, home of the National Symphony Orchestra and numerous other theatrical and musical exhibitions. On Virginia Avenue is the Simon Bolivar Memorial. George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium and Smith Center are frequently home to major concerts, as is DAR Constitution Hall. Foggy Bottom is also home to the original location of the United States Naval Observatory.
Foggy Bottom is served by the Foggy Bottom - GWU Washington Metro station, on the Blue, Orange and Silver Lines. Metrobus routes 31, 32, 36, 37, 38B, 39, 80, H1, L1, N3, S1, and X1 all serve the neighborhood.
About University Park, MD Schools
Foggy Bottom contains 1 schools. One of the best schools is School Without Walls High School, which has a rating of 9. School Without Walls High School has 555 children. The public schools in Foggy Bottom are part of District of Columbia Public Schools. Integrated Design Electronics Academy Idea is nearby and scores lower than District of Columbia Public Schools. Nearby Booker T. Washington PCS scores lower, with a rating of 3.