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Old 12-22-2008, 02:09 AM
 
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How is the Area Around Stanton Square and Capitol Hill Hospital? I am going to be living in the 600 block of Constitution Ave NE. Just wondering how close it was to stores, metro. Safe? I know the further NE you go the worst it gets but I hope being very close to the capitol it is a bit safer.
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Old 12-22-2008, 10:08 AM
 
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The 600 block of Constitution is an excellent area. It's a bit of a hike to the Union Station or Eastern Market metro stops, but the area is safe and there are some great restaurants nearby. You'll enjoy it there (at least I would).
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Old 12-22-2008, 10:32 AM
 
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I think it is ok for an intern, with the caveat we tell everyone--it's the city--anything can happen anywhere so don't walk around with your head in the clouds. Good BBQ at 8th and Maryland, also not a bad walk to Eastern Market.

For an internship it should be ok. Personally I'd like to be closer to a metro but if you are working on the Hill and hanging out on the Hill you'll probably walk everywhere anyway.
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