Welcome to Bethesda
WHAT TO EXPECT
Idyllic residential living with downtown options.
Adventurous with a focus on well-being.
WHAT NOT TO EXPECT
A pulsing nightlife or the diverse dining options of the city.
Condominiums near downtown.
YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH
Not needing to drive into the city to enjoy city life.
Around the Block
Getting ahead in a relaxed fashion.
For much of the 19th Century, Bethesda was nothing more than a country crossroads named after a local church, but it grew steadily after the installation of a streetcar between the more prosperous towns of Georgetown and Rockville. After World War II, the National Naval Hospital and the National Institutes of Health were built in the area, and Bethesda flooded with federal workers, military personnel and contractors. Today it’s grown into a vibrant community in its own right with several corporate headquarters and a high-density downtown