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Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization 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.  

The mission of Historic Dupont Main Streets is to promote, coordinate, and maintain improvements of the cultural, economic, and environmental qualities of Dupont Circle to make it an exemplary place to live, work, shop, and play.