ACEC 2017 Annual Conference

About DC


Washington, D.C.

Discover inspiring museums, powerful monuments and memorials in Washington, D.C. A diverse, cosmopolitan world capital, D.C. invites visitors to explore its charming neighborhoods, sample its hip shops and restaurants and experience its vibrant nightlife. Fascinating, free attractions and festive events make D.C a favorite destination for travelers from around the world. Click Here for more information about Washington, D.C.


Our location – the Wardman Park Area

Hear the sound of animals coming from the National Zoo – just up the street; Discover Rock Creek Park, an oasis of picnic areas, hiking and bike trails, and running paths; and visit Adam Morgan’s funky shops and ethnic restaurants – steps from the hotel and located near Embassy Row. 

Neighborhood Information –

Multiple restaurants within walking distance/a short cab ride – including:

  • Medium Rare
  • Ardeo + Bardeo
  • Spices Asian Restaurant and Sushi Bar
  • Lebanese Taverna
  • Petits Plats
  • I Ricchi
  • Duke's Counter
  • Open City
  • Bindaas
  • Tail Up Goat
  • Mintwood Place
  • 2 Amys
  • Perry's Restaurant
  • Johnny's Half Shell
  • Lillies Restaurant


Easy Metro Access

  • Hotel sits right over the Woodley Park Metro on the Red Line
  • Only 3 stops from Metro Center – connections to silver, blue and orange lines
    • Around 15 minutes to get to the National Mall from Hotel
    • Around 20 minutes to get to Capitol South from Hotel 
  • Only 4 stops from Gallery Place - connections to green and yellow lines
  • Click Here to see the DC Metro Map



April in Washington D.C. is beautiful, with flowers blossoming and plenty of activity.  Average high temperature is 64 degrees with low temperatures of 45 degrees.  Make sure to bring a warm jacket for the cooler evenings.



Attire for the 2018 Annual Convention is business attire.  Attire for the 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala is black tie.



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