Here comes the neighborhood! Brookland / Edgewood is DC’s freshest arts district and we’re so glad to be a part of it. Tap into your creative side with galleries and performances, indulge yourself at one of our fantastic restaurants and enjoy everything this eclectic little patch of the District has to offer. With so much to see and do, the only thing still missing is YOU!

Looking for free events on the 8th St Arts Park? Click here!

How about free Art on 8th performances at Monroe St. Market? Click here!

Creative Economy Map

Dance Place believes in Brookland / Edgewood and we want you to join us in your community! In partnership with the Monroe Street Market, we have developed a comprehensive Creative Economy Map for the whole neighborhood! If you would like a delivery of maps, please contact us at or call 202.269.1600.

Download the pdf version here!



Recommended Restaurants

Many thanks to our Restaurant Project partners who supported Dance Place through catering donations to special events. Visit these restaurants before or after your visit to Dance Place!



666 Monroe St NE
Washington, DC 20017








Brookland’s Finest
3126 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017








Brookland Pint
716 Monroe St NE
Washington, DC 20017






Busboys and Poets @ Brookland
625 Monroe St NE
Washington, DC 20017






The Dew Drop Inn
2801 8th St NE
Washington, DC 20017







2711 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017





655 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC 20017



San Antonio Bar & Grill
3908 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017







Smith Public Trust
3514 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017
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3523 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017

Don’t Miss In Brookland

ae-map-frontback-updated-10-13Monroe Street Market Arts Walk

As part of Art on 8th, the Arts Walk teamed up with Dance Place and Brookland ArtSpace Lofts to offer DC’s artistic community an exciting place to create and exhibit their work. Visit the 27 artist studios in the Brookland Works buildings, including Dance Place’s Studio 21, and join us for free music, dance, and more at Monroe Street Market.

Historic Brookland Farmer’s Market

Offering fresh, local food to the Brookland community every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., (rain or shine) on The Arts Walk at 716 Monroe St. NE in DC.