In the city of Washington D.C., in the United States, Maryland Avenue is a thoroughfare located in the south west and north east quadrant. It is one of four avenues with the United States Capitol at the center. The other avenues are Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Maryland Avenue is home to several businesses and government facilities, including Wells Fargo Bank, Federal Aviation Administration, US Department of Commerce, and the Smithsonian Institution Archives. There are many office buildings in the area featuring executive suites. Other businesses and institutions in the area include Blair House, Renwick Gallery, World Bank, Mexican Embassy, George Washington University, and International Finance Corporation.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do on and nearby Maryland Avenue. Popular attractions include the Seaton Section Park, the National Museum of the American Indian, the United States Botanic Garden, and the National Museum of African Art. Dining options near Maryland Avenue include modern American restaurant Sou’Wester, CityZen serves an eclectic fusion mix of American, French and Asian, delicious Asian food can be found at the popular venue of the Spa at Mandarin Oriental, if its pizza, pasta or subs that you’re craving then Le Fresca Deli will not disappoint, Olympic Espresso is a favorite spot for coffee in the area and Au Bon Pain serves fantastic French snacks, cakes and pastries as long as fresh coffee.
The nearest major airport to Maryland Avenue is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights, this airport is located 4 miles from the city center. The area offers extensive bus service at 7th and Maryland. L’Enfant plaza metro is the nearest metro station in Maryland Avenue.