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Fulton R. Gordon

Thirty-Five Acres in the Heart of Beautiful Chevy Chase

The Chevy Chase post last week was quite popular, so I’ll add another one for the neighborhood. I came across an article in the Washington Times from December 14th, 1918, only a month after...
National Union Building (Wikipedia)

If Walls Could Talk: The New LivingSocial Live Events Center

I came across a great idea while reading Prince of Petworth’s post on LivingSocial yesterday. The DC-based company just opened up their “live events center” in a building at 918 F St. NW, which...
North Columbia Heights development plots

Street Car Extensions and a Columbia Heights Building Boom (1902)

I came across a great advertisement for plots in Columbia Heights. It dates back from July 20th, 1902. A few obvious differences that stick out: Georgia Ave. was named Brightwood Avenue, Irving St. was named Kenesaw...