Welcome to Chevy Chase
An idyllic and spacious suburb in a beautiful environment.
Chevy Chase is an affluent neighborhood in northwest Washington, D.C, next to Friendship Heights. Founded in the 1890s by chief developer Francis G. Newlands, this historic neighborhood boasts sprawling estates, large idyllic homes, winding streets, and lush, spacious gardens.
The residential architecture and design in Chevy Chase vary widely, from Colonial Revival to contemporary. Some homes date back to the early 20th century, while others feature the latest constructions. Homeowners have remodeled many residences in the neighborhood to reflect the current design and energy-efficient construction trends. There is a strong focus on high-quality houses and beautiful landscaping.
Chevy Chase has one of the most well-educated and wealthy communities in America. Many notable people live in Chevy Chase, including political leaders, diplomats, politicians, business people, and celebrities.
Chevy Chase is home to three entertaining parks for outdoor and recreational lovers. Lafayette Square, as the heart of Chevy Chase, is a popular spot for picnics and outdoor concerts. Livingston Park is home to plenty of trees and hiking trails, making it a favorite site for nature lovers. Rock Creek Park is a sprawling park with a golf course, equestrian center, and plenty of space for biking and jogging.
The Nature Center, in Chevy Chase, provides educational programs for children and adults. It's a recreational center with a fantastic nature trail, playground, and picnic area. Additional sites for fun activities in Chevy Chase include Forest Hill Playground and Child’s Play.
Festival fanatics will enjoy the Chevy Chase Art Festival. An annual event celebrating the visual and performing arts. The event features artwork from local artists, live music, food trucks, and various art vendors.
You can never go wrong with the Politics and Prose Bookstore. The bookstore features an extensive selection of books and is famous for hosting prominent authors and speakers. One day, you might likely bump into your favorite author, if you visit the bookstore often.
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