Note: Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic tours are indefinitely on hold. Stay safe and check back later for available dates.

If you’re a DC local or visitor interested learning more about DC Architecture check out the tour below.

Black Broadway Architecture Run

This 3.5-mile tour from Columbia Heights to Shaw will give runners an active and engaging experience focused on the visionaries, businesses, and entertainment venues that shaped “Black Broadway,” and how the pride and dignity born out of this neighborhood helped to bridge racial divides. Learn about Howard University and its role in educating notable African American professionals who became leading figures in U Street’s thriving entertainment scene. Encounter musical inspiration by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and DC’s very own jazz legend Duke Ellington.

For bookings and additional details through Airbnb Experiences, use the booking portal on the right. Choose your group size, date & time, then hit “Book on Airbnb”.


To maintain safety on this tour, the following features have been implemented: group size is limited to 3 guests and 1 tour guide, all participants are required to wear a mask during the tour, and we will maintain a safe distance of at least 6 feet.

Tour Highlights

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