Picture a place where you’ll want to walk instead of drive


The Ivanhoe is located in the Brightwood neighborhood bordering Rock Creek Park, a large National Park covering 1,754 acres. The park includes a tennis center, a golf course, horse trails, a playground, picnic areas, hiking trails, boathouses, and the Fort DeRussy historic site.

Fort Stevens, located near Georgia Avenue, is a popular historic park featuring Civil War fortifications, hiking and bicycling trails, the Fort Stevens Recreation Center.

Transportation options are excellent in this neighborhood with 3 MetroRail Stations within 2 miles, bus lines, and easy access to Rock Creek Parkway.


  • Takoma Metro
  • Silver Spring Metro
  • Fort Totten Metro
  • Metrobus

Food & Drink

  • Julia’s Empanadas
  • Moreland’s Tavern
  • Wapa Cafe
  • Deset Ethiopian Restaurant
  • Imm Thai
  • Simple Bar & Grill
  • Twin Dragon Carry-out
  • Haydee’s Restaurant
  • Anxo Cidery and Tasting Room
  • LaVilla Pizzzeria


  • Walmart Super Center
  • Target
  • Missouri Avenue Market
  • Safeway
  • Brightwood Liquor Store
  • The Parks at Historic Walter Reed (in development)


  • Rock Creek Park
  • Fort Stevens
  • Montgomery College Takoma Park – Silver Spring Campus
  • University of the District of Columbia
  • American University – Tenley Campus