Mt. Vernon Square/Convention Center is an ambiguous label used to describe the developments north of Chinatown and Gallery Place. In contemporary contexts, it is the site of the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, which hosts a variety of expositions throughout the year. Its history mirrors that of the other downtown communities. The area is home to a number of historic buildings including a Carnegie Library, which was built in 1903. Today, this building serves as the headquarters for the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Quality of Life:
Mt. Vernon Square is a mixed-use neighborhood that is centered around the convention center. Visitors to this area will find a fine selection of apartments, condos and town homes. There are plenty of amenities nearby and Metro access makes living here convenient.
The Green and Yellow Line metro can be picked up at the Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street Convention Center Metro station. Metro Bus service is also reliable. Major arteries include M Street, 7th Street, New York Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue.
Ronald Reagan National Airport: < 10 miles
Washington-Dulles International Airport: < 30 miles
Baltimore-Washington International Airport: < 35 miles