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Thompson-Markward Hall

Restaurants:

  • Union Pub
  • Union Station Restaurants
  • Penn Ave. Restaurants
  • Barrack’s Row Restaurants

Museums & Attractions:

Many of the nation’s most famous museums, monuments and other attractions are close to TMH.

Grocery Stores:

  • Giant
  • Capitol Hill Supermarket
  • Union Kitchen Grocery
  • Eastern Market
  • Walmart

 

Pharmacies:

CVS Penn Ave.
Grubbs Pharmacy

 

Transportation

Commuting:  Metro stops within walking distance are Union Station, Capitol South, and Eastern Market. Refillable SMARTRIP cards are available at local CVS Pharmacies. For more information on public transportation visit WMATA.

 

Parking: TMH does not offer parking and street parking is limited. Most areas offer 2 hour parking from 7:00am-8:30pm and unlimited overnight parking without a permit. However, if you do not have a Residential Parking Permit and your car is seen in the area repeatedly within a 30-day period you may be ticketed for not obtaining proper tags.

Union Station is the nearest public parking garage. There is generally a wait list for obtaining a parking space. Click here to visit their website to obtain up-to-date information.

 

Temporary Parking Permits: DC offers Reciprocity Parking Permits in special situations. Click here to see if you qualify. If you meet the requirements, you can obtain a Proof of Residency form from the front office.

 

Registering Your Vehicle in DC: If you do not meet the requirements for a temporary parking permit, you may choose to register your vehicle in DC. Click here for specific instructions.

 

Other Transportation Information:

 

Voting

To become a registered voter in the DC area, visit the Board of Elections & Ethics. Please note that you must unregister from your current voting state in order to register as a voter in DC.

 

DC One Card

DC has a new initiative to incorporate multiple cards into one all-inclusive card. The DCOne Card is a library card, Metro card, and can grant access to Public Parks programs. Click here to register or get more information.

 

DC Plastic Bag Policy

Washington DC’s Skip the Bag, Save the River Initiative requires a $0.05 fee per bag from businesses selling food and alcohol. Be sure to take reusable bags with you to the grocery store to avoid the fee.

 

DC Emergency Alerts

The DC Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Response has an alert system to notify residents of severe weather, police activity, road closures, and school and government closings. Notifications can be received via email or text message and can be specified to neighborhoods or work areas. For text alerts sign up here.