Monthly archives for November, 2016

Remembering a Time when Downtown Washington was Gritty, not Pretty

Remembering a Time when Downtown Washington was Gritty, not Pretty

By John Kelly | Washington Post, November 28, 2016 Read John Kelly’s article. 

A Visit to the Old Neighborhood

A Visit to the Old Neighborhood

The National Building Museum’s new exhibit will remind you of what D.C. used to look like. By Elena Goukassian | Washington Post Express, November 23, 2016 Read Elena Goukassian’s article.

District II: A Photographic Look into D.C.’s Past

District II: A Photographic Look into D.C.’s Past

From the 1960’s onwards, see what the nation’s capital looked like for three local photographers. By Michelle Goldchain | Curbed DC, November 22, 2016 Read Michelle Goldchain’s article.

District II Exhibition at the National Building Museum

District II Exhibition at the National Building Museum

Mid City D.C. Magazine | November 10, 2016 Read article on slide 22.

Counterculture Wars: Remembering One of the District’s first Alternative Papers

Counterculture Wars: Remembering One of the District’s first Alternative Papers

By John Kelly | Washington Post, November 1, 2016 Read John Kelly’s article. 

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Policewoman directs traffic at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW, ca. 1918. Photo by Zaccheus Spratt. (ZSI 132A)