Known by most D.C. locals as a shopping mecca, Friendship Heights features many department stores, specialty shops, day spas, a variety of discount chains and a multi-plex. As a residential neighborhood in northwest Washington, D.C., Friendship Heights is home to popular shopping hubs near the meeting of Wisconsin and Western Avenues.
Characterized by an assortment of architectural styles including 1930s brick Colonials, early 1900s farmhouses, vintage brick rowhouses and modern condominiums, the neighborhood is often considered part of the Chevy Chase neighborhood. It is this variety of housing options that make Friendship Heights both desirable and accessible to a diverse range of buyers. Among its considerable amenities, Friendship Heights is a walkable neighborhood with easy access to Metro and other mass transit options.