I don’t think corporate America will ever take it over.

Famous last words of “Amy Lettis, 39, a songwriter who recently moved to the neighborhood with her friend Kristen Owens, 23, a singer who also is a hostess at Sticky Rice, an Asian fusion restaurant.”

"Now, within half a mile of H Street, according to a report by the Washington, DC Economic Partnership, a nonprofit organization that promotes business opportunities, 63 percent of the neighborhood’s nearly 16,000 residents are college graduates, 31 percent have graduate degrees, and the median household income is $90,397, compared with a Census Bureau estimate of $64,267 citywide."