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Welcome to The Shay, an apartment community designed for modern, vibrant living in Shaw - Washington, D.C.'s most exciting neighborhood.  Just a few blocks from legendary venues like 9:30 Club and Howard Theatre, The Shay is surrounded by a neighborhood imbued with music, culture, and art. From inspired shopping and bustling nightlife to top-notch restaurants and live music, these sleek and stylish apartment residences are surrounded by DC’s best boutique bodegas, coffee shops, brewpubs, bars, and more. With the excitement of 9th Street and U Street just a short walk away, life at The Shay is truly where culture meets cool. Lease now and live in the best new apartments in Shaw DC.
Artfully Designed
Incredible Location
in Shaw, DC
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Explore our available spacious studio- to two-bedroom apartments for rent in the heart of the incredible Shaw, DC neighborhood. The Shay's pet-friendly apartments offer stylish, modern finishes with hardwood floors throughout, raised 10 ft. ceilings, full-sized in-unit washer/dryers, floor to ceiling windows, balconies and more - all above local coffee shops, markets, retailers, restaurants, bars, and charming streetscapes. 

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Welcome to Shaw.

DC's most exciting neighborhood.

DC's vibrant Shaw neighborhood boasts the perfect balance of historic charm and modern vibes. Step outside to discover D.C.'s renowned live music venues, incredible restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, and nightlife. Everything you need is just outside of your front door - from craft brews to cocktails, movies to music, and festivals to fashion. The Shay offers the best apartments in Shaw, DC. 

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