This is the Tenleytown area of Washington DC

The neighborhood is defined by Tenley Circle which lies at the intersection of Nebraska Avenue, Wisconsin Avenue, and Yuma Street. OnTenley Circle itself is St. Ann’s Catholic Church, a large imposing stone church which serves area Catholics. On the opposite side of the circle is Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church. American University’s Tenley Campus, formerly the Immaculata School, also bounds the western edge of the circle.

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Tenleytown and adjacent American University Park are served by the Tenleytown-AUstop on the Washington Metro Red Line. A free shuttle bus runs between the Metro stop and American University’s main campus. The station is located in the heart of the Neighborhood at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Albemarle Street. Metrobus routes 31, 32, 36, 37, D32, H2, H3, H4, M4, N2, N8, W45, W47 serve the neighborhood, all making stops at the station.

The neighborhood is home to the highest point in Washington, Fort Reno’s Point Reno. Due to the high altitude, the neighborhood is home to nearly all of the city’stelevision towers. The towers for WRC-TV (NBC Washington, WTTG (Fox 5), WUSA (CBS), WETA (PBS), WHUT (PBS), WDCA (My 20), WPXW (ION Television, WJLA (ABC). Also in the neighborhood are the towers and headquarters of WAMU(American University Radio) and WTOP-FM.

Tenleytown is very walkable neighborhood. The chart below show the current Walk Score


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