What is ANC 1B12?
1B12 is highlighted in yellow
ANC 1B12 encompasses much of the U St. corridor and consists of blocks of historic row homes and several multi-unit dwellings. More than 2,000 residents reside in the district with close to two thirds residing in just 14 of these large complexes. Many important figures in African American history such as Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, and Thurgood Marshall had strong ties to the neighborhood. Visitors from all over the world flock to Ben’s Chili Bowl and enjoy the many great restaurants and bars in the district and surrounding areas.