Living & Recreational Resources

Why Live in the Arts District?

The Gateway Arts District has tax benefits for artists, is affordable, close to DC and has a critical mass of other artists living and working in the area. These benefits and more are within your reach:


Below are regularly updated lists of local organizations' resources we feel will interest most Gateway Artists and Residents relating to home, general living and recreation. Click here to view our Creative & Business Resources list. If you have any questions or contributions, please contact our Content Management Team.





Arts-Centered Living:

  • Charming, affordable home-buying and leasing opportunities
  • 3 Dedicated artists’ housing properties
  • 10 minutes to D.C. and the University of Maryland
  • 2 Metro stops: Prince George’s Plaza + West Hyattsville
  • Mount Rainier Circle: a dozen bus routes + Route1Ride
  • Walkable local shopping
  • Hyattsville Restaurant Cluster
  • Gateway Arts Center at Brentwood
  • Mount Rainier Business District
  • Over 100 Arts-Based Organizations


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