Foggy Bottom got its name during the 19th century when smoke from neighborhood factories and the swampy air of the low ground combined to produce a permanent fog. With industry out of the area, fog is no longer a problem at Foggy Bottom.
The Foggy Bottom area located between Lafayette Square and Georgetown is home to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Watergate Complex, George Washington University, the State Department, and the National Academy of Sciences.
Foggy Bottom is home to luxuries hotels and offers superb dining. I you are visiting Washington DC and was wondering where your congressman hangs out – Foggy Bottom might be a good place to look.
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The centerpiece of an innovative new development that occupies an entire city block, The Ritz-Carlton Washington invites guests to experience a sophisticated haven of elegance and service in one of the city's unique neighborhoods - the West End.
Located amidst stately brownstones in one of Washington, D.C.'s finest neighborhoods, the DoubleTree Guest Suites hotel offers travelers easy access to all the monuments and museums, most under five miles away.