Discover the artistic legacy - past and present - of the historic U Street and Shaw neighborhoods. Known as Black Broadway, the U Street neighborhood is now known for its murals and street art, many celebrating the iconic figures who helped shape DC.
Join us as we explore a dozen works of street art by an array of local and international artists that bring DC’s story to colorful life.
Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve.
Where: Shaw/Howard University Metro Station - take Howard University exit. Tour will meet in plaza at the top of the escalators near S Street & 7th Street NW. (map)
Look for your guide with the DC by Foot logo! Tour ends at 14th Street and U Street NW (near several bus lines and two blocks from U Street Metro).
Purchase a guaranteed parking spot in advance near the tour’s starting point with SpotHero
Duration: Tour lasts approx. 2 hours. Total walking is just over one mile (1,6km).
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Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it's done. A pay-what-you-like tour is a tour for any budget.
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