Langdon is known as D.C.’s neighborhood “quiet corner”. Langdon is located in the northeast about a mile from the District’s northeast border. Langdon’s borders are New York Avenue to the south, Montana Avenue to the southwest, Rhode Island Avenue to the northwest, South Dakota Avenue to the northeast and Bladensburg Road to the southeast. Residents will find unique single-family homes, cute bungalows, and Cape Cod's, where neighbors enjoy the quiet, green spaces from their large lots, backyards and porches. Langdon also offers apartments, public housing, a retirement home and an industrial business area.
Quality of Life:
The Langdon Park Community Center provides excellent recreation opportunities thanks to the hiking trails, swimming pool, basketball and tennis courts, along with a nice dog and skate parks. There is a public library branch in Langdon. Langdon has a community garden and a popular weekly Farmers Market. Langdon’s industrial area in the south and waste management site are looking to improve their appearance and integration into Langdon’s plan to increase new businesses with mixed-use development around Rhode Island Avenue.
Langdon is conveniently located near the neighborhoods of Brookland, Bloomingdale, Mount Rainier and Hyattsville. The H Street corridor is located two miles to the south. Langdon’s nightspots and commuters generate traffic between Rhode Island and New York Avenue (Route 50). Langdon is a good option for someone needing to access nearby Central D.C., I-295, and the Beltway. Several bus lines will take you through the Langdon neighborhood, and if you don’t have a car the Red Line Metro station is a twenty-minute walk. There is good access to the Metrobus routes to Rhode Island Avenue and Bladensburg Road corridors.