Our Story

Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets is a 501(c) (3) non-profit established in 2003 that focuses on promoting, retaining, and attracting small and independent businesses to the Dupont Circle neighborhood in Northwest Washington, DC. Dupont Circle is home to several distinct commercial corridors: P Street, 17th Street, 18th Street, Connecticut Avenue, and Dupont Circle itself.  We produce events, marketing, advertising campaigns, and major public space improvements that make Dupont Circle a destination.