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The Brightwood community is located in upper northwest Washington, DC immediately south of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Bordered by Rock Creek Park on the west, Brightwood benefits from a suburban setting with the access and convenience of city living.

Brightwood’s streets are lined with mature trees and well-tended lawns. Stately Colonial and Tudor homes — as well as Wardman rowhouses, Bauhaus-inspired townhomes, established apartment buildings, and new condominiums — welcome residents of all ages.

Recreation opportunities abound in Brightwood. Residents and visitors can play 18 holes of golf at the Rock Creek Park Golf Course, or utilize the ball fields, basketball courts and tennis courts at the Fort Stevens Recreation Center and Emery Recreation Center. In addition, neighbors are often seen biking, jogging or walking their dogs throughout the community.

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