DCAR’s headquarters is conveniently located in the heart of Dupont Circle. The entire third floor of 1615 New Hampshire Avenue NW is owned by DCAR and GCAAR, and it serves as the home for any DC-based classes and events.

For information on renting out the space, see our page on rental opportunities.

Directions

Metro

  • Take the Red Line to Dupont Circle; exit using the Q St. escalator
  • Turn right onto Q St.
  • Walk two blocks on Q St. until you reach New Hampshire Ave.
  • Turn left onto New Hampshire Ave.
  • Walk about 500 feet down New Hampshire Ave.
  • Building will be on your right immediately after Corcoran St.

Driving

From Montgomery County:

  • Get on 270 going south toward DC
  • At the 270 spur, stay left
  • Stay in the right two lanes to get on 495 East
  • Take the MD 185/Connecticut Ave. exit
  • At Chevy Chase Circle, exit on Connecticut Ave.
  • Take Connecticut Ave. until just before Dupont Circle, then make a left on Q St.
  • Take Q St. two blocks, then make a left on New Hampshire Ave.
  • Building will be on your right after about a block

From Northern Virginia:

  • Take 66 East into DC by way of the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge
  • Follow that road (E St. Expressway) to 20th St., then take a left on 20th St.
  • Take 20th St. all the way up just past Dupont Circle, then make a right on Q St.
  • Take Q St. two blocks, then make a left on New Hampshire Ave.
  • After about a block, building will be on your right

From Prince George’s County:

  • Take the Suitland Parkway west into DC
  • Turn right onto Firth Sterling Ave., then merge onto 295 North
  • Use the left two lanes to take the exit onto 695
  • Use the right lane to merge onto 395 South
  • Take the Maine Ave. exit, then keep right at the fork and follow signs for the 12th St. Expressway
  • Head north on 12th St., then take a left on Massachusetts Ave.
  • At Scott Circle, take the third exit and stay on Massachusetts Ave.
  • Turn right on 18th St.
  • Turn right on New Hampshire Ave., building will be on the right

Parking

Using the map below, courtesy of SpotHero, visitors can reserve parking for a specific slot on any given day around the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Street parking is also available on a first-come, first-served basis. Most of the nearby street parking options are available on a two-hour limit.