the shaw-howard neighborhood
Progression Place Conveniently located on 7th and U st.
Nowhere is the rich tapestry of DC life so prominently and proudly displayed as in the Shaw-Howard community. A study of its history affirms that the cultural and musical heritage of Shaw is truly unmatched in the city.
Langston Hughes wrote poetry here. Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald's careers were launched at the illustrious Howard Theatre – currently being restored as a multi-purpose, cabaret-style venue with a restaurant, bar, and nightly and weekend entertainment offerings. Howard University, one of America’s most prominent and respected Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is just two blocks up 7th Street. The exciting and diverse retail amenities of the U Street corridor are within walking distance of our location.
The Offices at Progression Place, will be the new home and national headquarters for UNCF as well as other office tenants. The Shops at Progression Place will offer a myriad of dining, shopping and nightlife options to the apartment and office tenants. People eager to tap into this community’s boundless energy will find Progression Place to be the perfect place to work, shop, dine – and live.