Chinatown/Convention Center

Chinatown/Convention Center Travel Guide

Hotels in Chinatown/Convention Center

Construction on this property was completed in 1866 by Robert Mills, architect of the Washington Monument; before it was a hotel, it originally opened as the city’s first General Post Office.

Restaurants in Chinatown/Convention Center

Housed inside the 1841 General Post Office building, Poste Moderne Brasserie serves updated American cuisine in an environmentally-friendly atmosphere. The restaurant uses vegetables and herbs from an organic garden, serves organic coffee, and practices composting.

Things to do in Chinatown/Convention Center

Sometimes described as the best children’s museum in the U.S., this stately museum is anything but on the inside—it houses a dizzying number of hands-on play areas for kids.