Foxhall Crescent

Harlem, DC

Foxhall Village: Formerly Known as Harlem?

That’s right. At one point, D.C. had it’s own Harlem. The plot of land between Conduit Road (now MacArthur Boulevard)  and Foxhall Road was developed in the early 1880s and named Harlem, after the town in...
1921 map of Foxhall Crescent

1921 Map of Foxhall Crescent

This is a map of a very rural Foxhall Crescent in 1921.