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Posted In January 22, 2013

Georgia Ave. street sign
The Political Pressure behind Renaming Georgia Avenue in DC
Discover the political pressures behind the renaming of Georgia Avenue in Washington, DC. From Senator Augustus Octavius Bacon to Senator John Coit Spooner, learn about the grand plan of L'Enfant and the objections of the local communities.
1935 map of D.C. juvenile delinquents
1935 Map of Juvenile Delinquents in Washington
This is a map from 1935, plotting all the residences housing a juvenile delinquent, according to the Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia.
The Northumberland (Wikipedia)
Rediscovering the Northumberland: A Glimpse into Its Storied Past and Prominent Residents
Explore the rich history of the Northumberland at 2039 New Hampshire Ave. NW, a striking example of early 20th-century architecture by Harry Wardman and Albert H. Beers. Discover its transformation from luxury apartments to Washington D.C.'s oldest self-managed cooperative, its notable residents including Congress members, and intriguing stories like Charles F. Benjamin's life.

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