The Brightwood community is located in upper northwest Washington, DC, immediately south of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center and extending north to Kennedy Street. Bordered by Rock Creek Park on the west and the Upper Georgia Avenue commercial corridor on the east, Brightwood benefits from a suburban setting with the access and convenience of city living.
Brightwood’s streets are lined with mature trees and well-tended lawns. Stately Colonial and Tudor homes -- as well as Wardman rowhouses, Bauhaus-inspired Recreation opportunities abound in Brightwood. Residents and visitors can play 18 holes of golf at the Rock Creek Park Golf Course, or utilize the ball fields, basketball courts and tennis courts at the Fort Stevens Recreation Center and Emery Recreation Center. In addition, neighbors are often seen biking, jogging or walking their dogs throughout the community. Whether you live in a townhome, established apartment building or new condominium -- we welcome residents of all ages.