Serviced Apartments in Shaw

Furnished Apartments in Shaw, Washington DC

One of Washington DC’s oldest neighborhoods is Shaw, a hip food and shopping circuit that has its own slice of African-American history too. Demand is naturally high for furnished apartments in Shaw Washington DC owing to the neighborhood’s strong cool quotient. The locality has been a site for theaters, businesses, row houses and historical attractions from the 19th century. It lies near the Black Broadway or U Street corridor, home to the Lincoln Theater and Howard Theater. Shaw is one of Washington DC’s hippest localities with The Shay and Atlantic Plumbing complexes along with popular cafes like La Colombe and Compass Coffee among others. 

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Every one of our furnished apartments in Shaw Washington DC is well equipped with all necessary facilities for travelers. Enjoy using the well equipped kitchen, complete with all appliances, free Wi-Fi, comfortable bedrooms and more. 

Where to Stay in Shaw

You will find numerous serviced apartments in Shaw Washington DC that are located on popular and bustling thoroughfares. Some of them include the U Street Corridor, Florida Avenue NW, M Street NW, Massachusetts Avenue NW, 9th Street NW, First St and Logan Circle. Shaw has rows of charming Victorian row houses, low-rise apartments and mixed-use developments galore.

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Facts About Shaw

Shaw is a central neighborhood in the Northwest part of Washington, D.C. Shaw and its accompanying U Street Corridor have been historically the black cultural, social and economic hub, witnessing the rise of Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X and multiple marches and protests for racial equality. The District of Columbia has designated a large part of Shaw as the Shaw Historic District.

Here are some more interesting facts about Shaw:

  • Shaw comprises of the smaller Blagden Alley-Naylor Court Historic District which has earned a listing on the National Register. 
  • The area was earlier named Midcity till the 1960s and planners used the enrollment boundary of the Shaw Junior High School in the year 1966 for creating the erstwhile Shaw School Urban Renewal Area. This encompasses the U Street Corridor, Logan Circle and Shaw neighborhoods. 
  • The school is named after Robert Gould Shaw who was the leader of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment at the time of the American Civil War. 
  • The neighborhoods started evolving around the 1990s and assumed specific names like Randolph Square, Truxton Circle and Logan Circle. 
  • Howard Theater was owned by Abe Lichtman, a white theater owner, which majorly catered to African American citizens. It was once called the biggest color theater in the 1970s, throughout the whole world. It still hosts performers today post restoration. 

Weather in Shaw 

Shaw has warm and humid summers with cold winters. Temperatures usually vary between 29 and 88 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time to visit is the month of June and between mid August and early October for enjoying the warm weather and outdoor activities.