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Never Built: Metro's Bridge Over Rock Creek
In these 1966 drawings, train cars roll under Connecticut Avenue, but above Rock Creek. These amazing early Metro plans never came to fruition. They depict the Red Line between Dupont Circle and Woodley Park.
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2324 Tracy Place: Outstanding Value in Kalorama
Kalorama home advertisement Check out this cool advertisement from June 9th, 1929 (just before the Great Depression). It’s for a nice home in Kalorama. And below is what it looks like today, sold in December of 2012 for a cool $2.2 million. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?cbp=12,183,,0,0&layer=c&panoid=-dOo-vwq9S9zXiZIRKJQEg&cbll=38.916284,-77.05216&dg=opt&ie=UTF8&ll=38.884085,-77.010727&spn=0.36506,0.706558&t=m&z=11&source=embed&output=svembed]
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Aerial View of Temple Heights and Oak Lawn, North of Dupont Circle
This is an aerial view of Temple Heights and Oak Lawn, the current site of the Washington Hilton, north of Dupont Circle. See the impressive view of the area in the early 1930s captured by the Library of Congress.
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Exploring 2446 Belmont Road NW - Home of the Obamas and Former Residence of a Navy Radio Pioneer
Take an in-depth look at 2446 Belmont Road NW, the former home of the Obamas and Captain Charles Maddox, a military radio pioneer. Learn about the history of this lovely Kalorama home and its previous owners.
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A Fascinating Look at Kalorama in 1907 and Today
Take a look at the amazing transformation of Kalorama over the past century. Check out a 1907 map of the area and its current Google Maps view. See the difference for yourself!
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A Look Back at Washington Heights (Adams Morgan) and Kalorama in 1903
Explore what Washington Heights (Adams Morgan) and Kalorama looked like in 1903 with this map of the area just north of Boundary Street (Florida Avenue).
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Kalorama: A Greek Word Meaning "Fine View" and the Finest Neighborhood in Washington
Explore the history of the Washington, DC neighborhood of Kalorama with its Greek roots meaning "fine view." Find out why this neighborhood is so special, with scenic grandeur and pleasant pastimes that explain its name.
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If Walls Could Talk: Embassy of Ireland
St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but that is only the climax of the love affair between our country and The Emerald Isle. Everyone has, or claims to have, some link back to Ireland. My wife firmly places her heritage on that island, but alas, I trace my roots back to Ayrshire and the Scottish Lowlands — I don’t think the Irish will hold this against me. Everyone’s favorite...
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A Closer Look at the Green Home on Cliffbourne Pl. NW: 2515
Take a closer look at the green home in the "Rainbow Row" of historic homes on Cliffbourne Pl. NW between Calvert St. and Biltmore St. Dive into the history of this home at 2515 Cliffbourne Pl. NW and learn about the Speech Reading Club of Washington and Queen of the Cherry Blossom Festival.
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