is a neighborhood in northwest Washington, D.C.
, about a half mile north of Georgetown
and just west of the United States Naval Observatory
and Number One Observatory Circle
(the Vice President's mansion
). Every morning and evening, Glover Park residents can hear the Naval Observatory play the sounding of colors synchronized to the nation's Master Clock.
The neighborhood's western border is an extension of Rock Creek Park
called Glover-Archbold Park (named after Charles Carroll Glover
and Anne Mills Archbold
, who each donated part of the land). Glover Park's northern border is Fulton Street, near the Washington National Cathedral
, and its southern border is Whitehaven Park, another branch of Rock Creek Park
, and beyond that the Burleith
neighborhood. To the east of the neighborhood lies Woodley Park
, and to the north is Cathedral Heights
Local claims to fame include several embassies
, including the sprawling Embassy of Russia in Washington
(with its legendary tunnels beneath) and the Visa Office of the Chinese embassy
. Among the popular restaurants along Wisconsin Avenue
are Rocklands (BBQ), Bourbon, Breadsoda, Kitchen, Heritage India, Surfside, Sushi Ko, and Town Hall. Wisconsin Avenue
also offers a number of other businesses, including a Whole Foods
grocery store, Pearson's wine
store, and Glover Park Hardware. Guy Mason Park
is between Wisconsin Avenue
and the Naval Observatory just south of Calvert Street, and is the location of a......