Our Neighborhood


Our center is located at 733 Euclid St. NW, directly across from Banneker High School and a half block from Howard University. The neighborhood is “Pleasant Plains”, a culturally rich and diverse community which is now seeing the benefit of new development and community interest.  The neighborhood boundaries are from Florida Ave. on the south, Spring Rd. on the north, 6th and Warder St. on the east and 14th St. on the west. It’s main attraction is the stretch of Georgia Ave from Florida Ave. to Spring Rd. This once segregated African-American community over time has been a focal point for the best and the brightest in education, industry and small businesses.  Many of its businesses and institutions have been around since the 30s and are still going strong.  You can read the Washington Post article on Pleasant Plains featuring ECAC on October 17, 2009.