Forest Hills, Washington, D.C.


Forest Hills, Washington, D.C.

Forest Hills is a quiet residential neighborhood in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., bounded by Connecticut Avenue NW to the west and Rock Creek Park to the north, east, and south.

The neighborhood is frequently mislabeled as Van Ness, both because of the University of the District of Columbia's Van Ness campus (UDC) and because it is served by the Van Ness-UDC station on the Washington Metro's Red Line (Washington Metro).

Transportation

Forest Hills is bound by Connecticut Avenue on the West and Rock Creek Park on the east. The Washington Metro has a stop at Connecticut Avenue and Veazey Terrace, Van Ness-UDC (Washington Metro).

Points of interest

The Howard University Law School campus is across Connecticut Avenue from UDC. The [http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/ Hillwood Museum] is also found here. This Museum is in Marjorie Merriweather Post's house and contains her collection of decorative objects, including several Fabergé eggs. The Levine School of Music [http://www.levineschool.org] , one of America's leading community music schools, is headquartered on Upton Street NW, in the building originally occupied by the Carnegie Geophysical Laboratory.

External links

* Advisory Neighborhood Commission [http://anc3f.org/ ANC 3F ] website has a [http://www.anc3f.org/comm.htm list of organizations and groups] in the neighborhood.
* [Forest Hills Citizens Association]
* StationMasters Online: [http://www.stationmasters.com/System_Map/VANESUDC/vanesudc.html Forest Hills Neighborhood Map]
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