Sphere of Influence.

Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Silver Spring, Core is a retail-lined residence featuring 292 apartments with easy access to Metro’s Red Line, bus lines to the 16th Street corridor and Downtown Washington DC, ample shopping and dining options, and stunning Rock Creek Park.


Kao Thai Restaurant
Relaxed dining room serving Thai curries, noodles & more, all with a choice of spice levels.
Kaldi’s Social House
Industrial-sleek hangout featuring housemade pastries & a sophisticated setup for gourmet coffee.
Urban BBQ
No-frills, counter-service joint serving BBQ platters, salads, burgers & other American fare.
Blue Pearl Buffet & Grill
Vast menu of Chinese dishes, plus American fare & sushi served buffet-style in modest surrounds.
Scion Restaurant
Relaxed New American dining with craft beers & cocktails, plus a year-round patio.
Crisfield Seafood
Crab is a menu star at this simple seafood institution (since 1945) with a bright setting.


Downtown Silver Spring Shopping Center
Ellsworth Place
Five-story shopping mall featuring a variety of stores for clothing & accessories plus a food court.
The Blairs Shopping Center
Woodmoor Shopping Center
Compact corner shopping plaza featuring stores & eateries, plus ample free parking.
Hillandale Shopping Center
Arliss Shopping Center


Denizens Brewing Co.
Local Brewery
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center or commonly known as AFI Silver is a three-screen movie theater complex in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland.
The Fillmore
Big-name artists & national acts star at this spacious music venue with several bars & ornate decor.
Round House Theater
Round House Theatre offers an exciting array of classes for students off all ages during the school year.
Regal Cinemas Majestic 20 & IMAX
Theater complex with multiple screens featuring new release films, plush seating & concession stand.
Forum Theatre
Performing arts group in Silver Spring, Maryland.


Fountain Plaza
Northwest Branch Trail
Silver Spring Ice Skating at Veterans Plaza
During the winter, this rink offers skate rentals, group lessons & kids' parties.
Brookside Gardens
2 glasshouses featuring tropical plants, seasonal displays & a summer butterfly exhibit.
Wheaton Regional Park
County park has playground, picnic areas, train, carousel, nature center, tennis, trails & stables.
Capital Crescent Trail