Learn the history of Chain Bridge Road in Washington, DC, and why it's named after a bridge that has no chains. Discover the story of the bridge's role in the Civil War and the floods of 1936 that led to its replacement.
Property in Shaw and Mt. Vernon Square is worth three to four times more than in Dupont Circle. This is a fascinating map from the Library of Congress. Click the map for greater detail and learn more about this amazing piece.
Take a tour of the Dupont Underground and you feel like you are stepping back into 1955. Learn about the history of the Dupont Circle underground station, from its construction in 1948 to its ambitious repurposing project today.