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Proposed Southside Freeway in Arlington

Proposed highway in Arlington

Here’s an interesting proposal for the Southside Freeway in Arlington, which never came to be. This graphic is from The Washington Post printed on October 7th, 1960. That date, by the way, is when the famous Kennedy/Nixon presidential debate happened, being …

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Why Is It Named Adams Morgan?

Adams Morgan in 2010 by Carol Highsmith (Source: Library of Congress)

If you go to Adams Morgan on a regular basis, you should probably know at least the basic history of the neighborhood, which is actually the combination of several older Washington neighborhoods: Kalorama Triangle, Lanier Heights, Reed Cooke, and Washington …

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