McLean VA

Hickory Hill - the Kennedy estate on Chain Bridge Road

JFK Opposed Widening Chain Bridge Road

Sometimes we forget that famous people are also regular people with problems other than running a country. JFK was a young senator from Massachusetts when he lived off of Chain Bridge Road in McLean. He and...
Devon Park real estate advertisement - 1957

Devon Park in Beautiful McLean: the Estate Section of Fairfax County

We haven’t done anything for McLean lately, so we’d like to shine a little light on the namesake of John Roll McLean, the former owner of the Washington Post. Here’s a great real estate advertisement from...
Franklin MacVeagh in 1909 (Wikipedia)

All Ideas of Beauty and Order Are Forgotten in the Suburbs

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...