Curbed: What to do near Trinity University, Gallaudet University, and Catholic University of America

The school season has started, and it’s time to explore not only what the curriculums have to offer, but what each D.C. neighborhood has to offer as well. There are a wide variety of fun venues near Trinity University, Gallaudet University, and Catholic University of America, which Curbed DC has mapped below.

Expect everything from breweries to arts venues to a church that is sure to give anyone goosebumps if they love architecture.

Have any other recommendations to give on where visitors and students should go? Leave a comment below.

Note: The mapped points have been listed geographically, from the most north to the most south.

1. President Lincoln’s Cottage

140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW
Washington, DC 20011

In order to escape from the humidity and also the intense political pressures of Washington, D.C., President Abraham Lincoln and his family would sometimes reside in this home. The c. 1842-built property also served as a “summer White House” for Presidents Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, and James Buchanan. President Lincoln’s Cottage, also known as Anderson Cottage, housed mored than just presidents, though. For five years, it served as an asylum for old and disabled veterans. Now, a national monument, the property is a museum that offers public programs and special events about Lincoln and the Civil War.

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