Maps, Parking and Metro
Washington, DC is a dynamic and fascinating city to visit—but it can be a confusing place for first time or infrequent visitors. A little inside information goes a long way!
Planning a visit or event?
Our staff has put together recommendations on the best places in our Dupont Circle area neighborhood to hold meetings, find catering, stay the night, and enjoy a meal.
Suite 810 of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
The Washington Office is approximately 150 miles from campus. Please allow additional travel time for traffic, especially inside I-495, when traveling to the office. Download driving directions (pdf).
Transportation from Campus
As an alternative to driving your own personal vehicle, you may choose to rent a car, take the train or charter a bus to travel to the Washington Office. Download alternate forms of transportation (pdf).
The Washington Office is closest to the Dupont Circle station on the red line of the metro, then a short two block walk to the office. You may drive to one of three suggested metro stations in Virginia, park, and ride to the office.
Metro is closing the Dupont Circle South entrance (at 19th Street NW) to replace all three escalators leading into and out of the station this Wednesday, February 1, 2012. The escalator replacement will take about 8½ months. While the work is taking place, customers are advised to use:
- Dupont Circle Q Street entrance, located one block north of Dupont Circle
- Farragut North L Street entrance, located at the corner of L Street NW & Connecticut Avenue NW
- Metro instructions and details (pdf)
Parking Near Dupont Circle
Building's List of Parking:
For Evening Parking:
The SEIU Building (Entrance on 18th Street) SEIU closes at 11 PM and costs $5.00 after 6 PM
For Street Parking:
Generally 2 hour parking until 6:30 PM, except on Massachusetts Ave
For Weekend Parking:
PMI Garage - Located on 1725 DeSales Street and cost varies by length of time