Potomac House

2021 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Potomac House is conveniently situated on GW's Foggy Bottom campus and houses 379 students in the comfort of double rooms. Potomac House is located right in the center of the F Street Corridor, near Thurston, one block from the Elliott School, and only minutes away from the Marvin Center. Potomac House also has a dining venue on the exterior of the building.

Approximately 14% of first-year students reside in Potomac House.

Video of Potomac House Room

Building Snapshot Style: Apartment Style

  • Year Built: 2006
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Number of Floors: 10 Residential plus Basement

Building Features

  • Dining facilitt/restaurant
  • Study Lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Laundry facilities in the residence hall
  • Private bathroom in each adjoined suite or room
  • MicroFridge in each room

Room Size

  • 2-Person Unit w/Adjoined Bath (89% of rooms)
  • 2-Person Unit w/Private Bath (11% of rooms)


  • Wireless Internet

Sustainability Features

  • Single stream recycling
  • 50% solar energy power
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting
  • Low flow water fixtures
  • Bike storage