D.C. Living

Living in Washington, D.C., presents many opportunities for you to expand your learning by immersing yourself in the energy of the nation’s capital. Among Washington’s residents, you will find people from most of the world’s countries and cultures.


More than a city known for politics, monuments, museums, history, and seven national sports leagues, Washington is a global business community. From major international corporations to a growing number of high-tech, start-up ventures, the city is a great place to work and network. Washington also prides itself on leadership in sustainability, being the first LEED Platinum City in the world, according to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Washington, D.C., is home to government agencies, international bodies, global business leaders, and non-governmental organizations. This includes 35 associations, policy groups, and advocacy organizations that focus specifically on sustainability. The concentration of power, influence, and opportunities available in the District is unmatched in other cities, and the position of Georgetown’s MS-ESM program within this environment is unique when compared with other programs.


We’ve compiled a comprehensive overview of our city’s neighborhoods , with information about arts and culture, sports, outdoor activities, dining, nightlife, neighborhoods, and tourism.

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