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Never Built: CIA Headquarters in Alexandria

We had no idea, but the alternate, and strongly pushed location for the Central Intelligence Agency‘s new headquarters was the Winkler Tract in Alexandria, just off of Shirley Highway. Here’s an article that we dug up in the Washington Post from October …

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Beautiful Colonial Estate for Sale in Alexandria

beautiful colonial estate in Alexandria - 102 S. Royal St.

Here is an advertisement from the Washington Times on June 28th, 1913. This is the estate formerly located at 107 South Royal St. 107 South Royal St. in Alexandria looks like this today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?q=107+south+royal+st&layer=c&sll=38.804403,-77.043720&cbp=13,217.18,,0,5.92&cbll=38.804429,-77.043696&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=107+S+Royal+St,+Alexandria,+Virginia+22314&ll=38.804404,-77.04372&spn=0.005711,0.010997&t=m&z=14&iwloc=A&panoid=0ElvL99oRAEjElDVGJ94Fg&source=embed&output=svembed] UPDATE: This isn’t located at 107 …

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