Welcome to The Shelby

A distinct boutique community just steps away from 17th Street. Come enjoy the best of both worlds with direct access to Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle where a plethora of fine dining and entertainment are available for your satisfaction. The Shelby offers finely polished one and two bedroom apartments, rich with both modern and vintage touches. If you are looking to experience both that genuine home feeling and stimulating DC life, then The Shelby is just the apartment for you!

We will not refuse to rent a rental unit to a person because the person will provide the rental payment, in whole or in part, through a voucher for rental housing assistance provided by the District or federal government

Unique DC Apartments

With a variety of floor plans to choose from, we’re positive there’s one that’s just right for you. Browse our one and two bedroom apartments.

Our homes are as unique as you are. Please contact our leasing professional as some apartment home features and finishes may differ. *Square footage may vary, please contact an agent.

Prices and special offers valid for new residents only. *


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In and Around Your Neighborhood

The Shelby is perfectly located to give you easy access to the best of what the area has to offer plus so much more. Browse the categories for local services and attractions.

Unique DC Apartments

The living spaces at The Shelby are thoughtfully designed for comfort and convenience in mind, and are stylishly appointed with the kind of premium materials and finishes you won’t find in any other rental apartments in Washington DC.


  • Clothes Care Center
  • Controlled Access Community
  • Historic Avenues and City Living
  • Surrounded by Lush Parks
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bike Storage


  • Individually Controlled Heating & Air
  • Washer/Dryer in Home
  • Dishwasher
  • Stainless Appliances
  • Built-in Microwave Oven
  • Wood Cabinetry
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Granite Countertops
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Open Kitchen with Breakfast Bar
  • Exposed Brick*


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The Shelby Residents

We've set up a quick and easy way for you to pay your rent online so you can focus on the more important and fun things in life. Register now with our Resident Portal and pay rent with a simple click of the button.

We strive to make your experience at The Shelby effortless and worry free. Should there be any concerns about your home, please fill out your resident service request and one of our team will contact you within 24 hours.

Contact The Shelby

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