The neighborhood known as Trinidad in Ward 5 of Washington DC is situated on land that was originally part of an estate shown on the Boschke map of the late 1850’s. The area was eventually sold to the Washington Brick Machine Company, after it had first passed to George Washington University. The brick company began selling off parcels and the neighborhood of Trinidad was formally established in 1888.
Homes for sale in Trinidad include a large number of rowhouses that are similar in architecture to American Craftsman style homes. There are also Victorian style homes in the area. Buy a home in Trinidad and enjoy the many amenities of the community such as the Trinidad Recreation Center. Located at 1310 Childress Street, the recreation center is home to a playground, basketball courts, a gymnasium, weight room and several multi-purpose rooms. At 1299 Neal Street the Joseph H. Cole Community Center provides residents with more basketball courts, an artificial turf playing field, multiple playgrounds and a seasonal water park adjoined to the Wheatley Education Campus.
Besides all the great amenities and attractions within Trinidad, there are also wonderful opportunities for entertainment, recreation, shopping dining nearby. Near Trinidad you’ll find like US National Arboretum, a 446 acre living museum at the intersection of R Street and 24th Street. Another nearby attraction is the Langston Golf Course and Driving Range, the first nine holes are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. There are also multiple neighborhood events to keep residents engaged and entertained. Some of the most popular include Trinidad Art in the Alley, the Trinidad Block Party, Trinidad Garden Tour and the annual Trinidad Day.
If you would like to buy a home in Trinidad or you have questions regarding other real estate options in the DC area, please do not hesitate to contact us today for more information.