Experience life amid a vibrant streetscape at 901W, the new epicenter of the historic and evolving Shaw neighborhood. Exiting your home, you are welcomed by a pedestrian-focused street filled with shops, cafés, restaurants and a Whole Foods right next door. While inside, a private oasis of premier amenities, floor-to-ceiling windows, and spacious layouts awaits.
Life at 901W means an array of premium amenities is at your fingertips, including artwork by Kim Beck and Sara Ria Renner artwork to make you feel at home.
Once home to Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, and Zora Neale Hurston, Shaw boasts a rich and storied history as a center for music and culture. U Street is lined with renowned venues like the Lincoln Theatre, Howard Theatre, and other nightclubs where Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington performed. Today, the neighborhood is a thriving cultural hub once again, with bars and restaurants paying homage to its glorious past. Newcomers mix and mingle with Shaw’s stalwarts, ushering in a modern golden age for the historic neighborhood.