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What Once Was

by Stephen A. Hansen*

Washington DC, Center of Manufacturing . . .

By Matthew B. Gilmore (guest contributor for July)* To view images full size, left click on each . . . For paper straws! Washington DC is not known as a manufacturing center of any kind, yet it was the center of paper straw manufacturing for much of the 20th century. Marvin Chester Stone ...

The Brodhead-Bell-Morton Mansion at 1500 Rhode Island Avenue, NW

Col. Truesdell’s “Widow’s Mite”

Ford’s Theater: The Site of Multiple Tragedies

What Ultimately Happened to William Tunnicliff’s Two Hotels? –- Part 3

What Ultimately Happened to William Tunnicliff’s Two Hotels? — Part 2

What Ultimately Happened to William Tunnicliff’s Two Hotels? – Part 1

Samuel W. Woodward: Department Store Magnate and Real Estate Developer

Franklin House: Home of Peggy O’Neale

The Site of the Russian Trade Representative

*Stephen A. Hansen is an historic preservation specialist, Washington, DC historian, and principal at DC Historic Designs, LLC. He also authors the blog Virtual Architectural Archaeology.