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Welcome to
Barracks Row!


Barracks Row, named for the oldest Corp in the Marines, is the historic main street located on 8th ST in Southeast, Washington DC.

Photo credit: Capitol Hill BID

Barracks Row Main Street celebrating 25 years of service

Thank You for Making Our Guinness World Record Attempt a Memorable Event!

We had around 630 Unofficial participants to trying to brake the 478 person records

Dear Participants, Volunteers, Community Members, and Business Owners, On behalf of Barracks Row Main Street, I extend our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you for your incredible support and participation in our Guinness World Record attempt for the Largest Human Ice Cream Cone.

Although we did not set the record, the event was a huge success in bringing our community together and showcasing the vibrant spirit of Barracks Row. The enthusiasm and energy you brought to 8th Street SE after the 4th of July parade were truly inspiring.


What's New on Barracks Row?

Upcoming Events

Team Meeting

FOR Businesses and property owners 

8th Street SE Bus Priority

Project Overview

The 8th Street SE bus priority project aims to improve bus operations and safety between East Capitol Street and M Street SE. This project will identify and implement ways to improve bus service, access to bus stops, and safety along the corridor.

The project team is presenting the proposed concept at ANC meetings in September. The concept aims to address the issues identified in the needs assessment and advance the goals of improved bus service, safety, and access. The proposed concept plan is open for comment through October 10, 2023.
Following the meeting, the presentation, concept plans, and instructions for submitting comments will be posted on the project website here:
Barracks Row Main Street is in the process of hosting a meeting with 8th Street businesses, DDOT & Councilmember Charles Allen. 
More information on this meeting coming soon! 

Comments can be added directly to DDOT by tapping the Information button below. 

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Donations from supporters like you make Barracks Row Street’s work possible.  We rely on contributions from individual donors, sponsorships and grant funding to continue the vital, community-building work we do.  Please consider making a tax-deductible donation online or by mail.

Donate Online through PayPal 

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Send a Check by Mail:

Please make all checks out to "Barracks Row Main Street" and denote "Donations" in the memo line


Checks can be mailed to: 


 700 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 2049
Washington, DC 20003 

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