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Archive for October, 2009

The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of the Historic Whitelaw

The condominium building on the southeast corner of 13th and T Streets, NW has a storied past, and a respectable place in the history of black Washington. It opened in July of 1919, offering African-American travelers a stay in a first class hotel — often for the first time, in the segregated nation’s capital. The […]

RECENT WAKE-UP CALL ABOUT OUT-OF-DATE PARKING SPACE REQUIREMENTS LONG OVERDUE

On the very day we were thinking about what should be our topic for this space the Washington Post provided the answer. We refer to one of the Metro section’s lead stories of the day, “At NW Mall, So Many Spaces, So Little Need.” The mall to which the Post referred is the one officially […]

Ambitious Expansion Plans for Library in Mt. Pleasant Roils Community; Many Object to Design and Question Programs

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.] The Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s compact but imposing Italian Renaissance villa-style, “City Beautiful” building sits on a strategic, if thoroughly irregularly-sized, lot at 16th and Lamont […]

Dupont Circle House Tour to Show Victorian, Beaux Arts, Contemporary & More

By Robin Diener* [Note: Photographs accompanying this news story in the print edition can be viewed in the full PDF copy in the Current & Back Issues Archive.] “What do they have in common: a former White House, a floating staircase, and a secret garden? They’re all sites on this year’s Dupont Circle House Tour!” […]

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