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Archive for November, 2008

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She Was in a Titantic Lifeboat With the Unsinkable Molly Brown and Came Home Safely to the Town Mansion She Had Built For Herself Six Years Earlier Near Dupont Circle

Many people walking by the large townhouse at 1621 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, which seems to blend in with its neighbors so well that it often goes unnoticed, might be surprised to know that it was built and owned by a prominent women’s rights suffragist and Titanic survivor, and was later the site of a […]

WE APPLAUD THE CITY COUNCIL’S FIRM ACTION ON LIMITING SPENDING

“No one here today is happy to be here,” the Washington Post reported City Council Chairman Vincent Gray saying on November 11 when the Council voted unanimously not only to accept the Mayor’s proposal to cut a little more than $130 million from the budget but also to freeze an additional $46+ million in new […]

Important Projects in the Heart of Shaw Will Enhance 7th Street Architecturally While Also Serving the Community’s Needs

By Anthony L. Harvey [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] Despite the nation’s current economic downturn, the number of new development projects for which financing is already in place being approved in the heart of the […]

Plan for Lanier Heights Historic District Met With Heavy Opposition, Complaints

  By Anthony L. Harvey Accompanying images can be viewed in the November 2008 issue PDF Chaos, conflict, and candor — or the lack thereof — all threatened disruptions when over 100 Adams Morgan residents and District government officials crowded into a community meeting room — spilling out into the adjoining hallway — at the […]

Blagden Alley and Naylor Court to be Featured on Logan Circle House Tour

By Parker Stanzione* [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] The Logan Circle Community Association (LCCA) invites DC area residents and visitors to attend the 30 annual Logan Circle House Tour on Sunday, December 7th between 1:00 […]

December 2008