Getting There

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The H Street Corridor has seen a great deal of development over the past few years. The neighborhood now boasts some of the city's best restaurants and is home to incredible nightlife. The area is safe for people, pets and possessions. More information on this exciting neighborhood is available on their website.

Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE, Washington DC


The famed X2 crosstown bus picks up at Gallery Place and drops off in front of the Atlas every :15 minutes.

Download a complete schedule. MetroBus costs $1.70 cash or $1.50 when you use your SmartTrip card.

METRO CENTER STOP is located at the corner of 11th and H Streets NW. Exit the station at the 11th Street gate, walk up 11th Street to H. The stop is across from the Capital City Brewery.

GALLERY PLACE STOP is located in front of the Chinatown Arch the corner of 7th and H Streets NW. Exit from the station at the H Street gate.

ATLAS THEATER STOP is located at the corner of H Street and 13th Street. Ask the driver to stop near the Atlas Theater.


The Atlas Theater has arranged for limited off-street parking across H Street from the theater. Parking is $10 (cash only.) Please look for the DC Shorts volunteers on the sidewalk to assist you with parking your car. There is also ample street parking around the theater.


There is a bike rack in front of the theater. In addition, if you are a member of the new Capital Bikeshare, there is a station at 13th and H Streets, NE — on the same block as the Atlas Theater.


It is possible to walk from Union Station (the closest Metro station), but in winter, it might be a tad cold for a 20-minute walk. That said, please use this recommended, well-lit path:

Exit the Union Station stop at the south entrance (outside of building)

Walk to the front of the building and follow along the long columned passageway to the end of the building.

Cross the street to and walk down the hill; follow F Street to the right.

Continue on F Street to 3rd Street.

Turn left on 3rd Street and walk to H Street

Turn right on H Street. The Atlas Theater is 10 blocks down.

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