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Washington, D.C. Named As One Of The Best Places To Live In U.S.

Living here at the 1331 Maryland apartments, we already know that Washington, D.C. is the best place to be – we’re surrounded by national monuments, amazing history, delicious restaurants and eclectic shops, all within just a short walk or drive away.

Now, U.S. News and World Report has shared that information with the country. In its recent ranking of the 50 best cities to live in in 2023 and 2024, it named Washington, D.C. as one of the top contenders.

According to the ranking, Washington, D.C. made the cut due to its plentiful number of things to do, including museums, restaurants, parks, cultural sites and performance venues; its efficient public transit system; and its charming neighborhoods, each with their own personalities and communities. You can read the entire ranking by visiting

U.S. News and World Report chose the cities based on their local job markets, housing affordability, quality of life, and the area’s appeal in attracting new residents.

However, 1331 Maryland residents have already been attracted – that’s how they ended up at our state-of-the-art residential building, located near the scenic waterfront and just a quick distance away from everything that our nation’s capital has to offer.