A blog regarding the official address database for Washington, DC. The Master Address Repository (MAR) not only includes addresses but also has information on intersections, blocks, place names and residential units.
A recent Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP)
news release stated "By the end of the year, it is
expected that 2016 will have delivered 6,524 residential units and
2017 is expected to deliver 8,250 units. Both respective unit counts
will be new records for DC since WDCEP started tracking this
information in 2001." That is why on average
hundreds of new residential units are being added to the MAR each
month. In November over 900 units were added to the MAR.
Did you know?
Addresses that are lacking an address
number (and thus don't have a full address) represent places that do not
have an address number, but are included because it is important to
identify their locations. These include places such as the
Saint Elizabeth's Power House and the Albert Einstein Statue
These records will have a value of 'PLACE' in the ‘TYPE_’
field. These records are all associated with an alias names (place
name) in the alias table.
essential component of geographic data in Washington, DC is a high quality
address database. The Master Address Repository (MAR) is DC’s official
address database. The MAR contains locations of addresses, apartment
numbers, place names, blocks and intersections. Terms
and Conditions of Use.