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Marcus Moore Restorations


What Once Was

Franklin Square: Park or Parking? Evolution of a Public Space

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* In a milestone moment in DC’s urban development, plans are underway  for a complete refit of Franklin Park -- by the District of Columbia, not the National Park Service (NPS). In the Spring of 2019, ...

Teddy Roosevelt and Washington DC’s “Smoke Nuisance”

Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part II, Adoption and Regulations

Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part I,  Anticipation and Local Innovation

Pensions, portfolios, and printing: J. Worth Carnahan in Washington, DC

Commandeered Housing in WWI Washington, DC: A Federal Landlording Nightmare

Merry Christmas, Washington: Evolution of the Holiday in the Nation’s Capital

One Last Tempo: Liberty Loan Building

1845—Washington’s First Thanksgiving

Washington’s Lost Month: the 1918-19 Spanish Influenza Epidemic in the District of Columbia