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Secretary MacVeagh's home on 16th Street NW
A $5.5 Million Christmas Gift: The Story of Secretary MacVeagh's Home on 16th Street NW
This Christmas Eve, experience the story of Secretary MacVeagh's palatial home on 16th Street NW. Learn how this gift cost $5.5 million in today's dollars and discover the secret of the Kalamein iron doors.
Franklin MacVeagh in 1909 (Wikipedia)
Secretary of the Treasury Franklin MacVeagh and His Appreciation of Architecture and Urban Planning
Secretary of the Treasury Franklin MacVeagh was a man that appreciated beauty and the aesthetics of architecture. He was also a clear supporter of urban planning with an eye towards maintaining or enhancing the appeal of a city. Learn about his impact on architecture and urban planning in this article!
Read This Book: A Neighborhood Guide to Washington, D.C.'s Hidden History
Get the scoop on Washington, D.C.'s less-known historical sites with this book. Learn about the Kennedy-Warren Apartments, Brumidi House, and other fascinating places. If you're a D.C. history nerd, you can't miss this book!

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