Historic Capitol Hill
Located on Massachusetts Avenue, in the North East quadrant, Richardson Building Intern Housing is at the heart of Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Capitol Building, the National Mall, Union Station, and Eastern Market just a few blocks away. Capitol Hill features a unique mix of retail stores, welcoming restaurants, modern amenities, and professional services along with must see spots like Capitol Hill Books and Folger Shakespeare Library. The nearby Navy Yard neighborhood, home to the Washington Nationals, is a hub of activity and team spirit. With its tree-lined streets and walkable community, Capitol Hill boasts a small-town feel with the rich amenities of urban life.
Coffee Shops, Grocery Stores
Giant, Harris Teeter, and Whole Foods grocery stores are within walking distance. There are over five distinct coffee shops in a two block radius, including Starbucks, Ebenezers, and Union Kitchen Market. Union Station provides multiple dining options including Shake Shack, Chipotle, and Uno Pizzaria. There are also several pharmacy and dry cleaning options nearby.
Lounge, Gym, Laundry
In addition to its prime location, our building includes several amenities to assist in the development of community. The Richardson Building features a large multi-purpose lounge with an 80'' TV, conference table area and seating areas host social activities. In addition, there are two study rooms for quiet study or group projects. These common areas host policy expert Q&As, intern bible studies, movie and game nights and pot luck celebrations. We also have laundry facilities and a gym on site. For a full list of building amenities see the FAQs.
bus, train, Bike
Just two blocks east of Union Station, our housing is at the crossroads of transportation options. These include Red Line Metro Access, nearby Metro and Circulator bus stops, and a Capitol Bikeshare hub across the street from our building. Travel outside of Washington, D.C. by bus or regional train is also based out of Union Station.