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History

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under History, from most recent to least.

Best New Listings: A Converted Carriage House Tied to Frederick Douglass

Best New Listings: A Converted Carriage House Tied to Frederick Douglass

Nena Perry-Brown | April 24th 2020

This week’s Best New Listings includes a converted carriage house behind Frederick Douglass's first DC home, plus four-bedrooms in Bethesda and... read »

DC’s Tabard Inn Seeks Landmark Status

DC’s Tabard Inn Seeks Landmark Status

Nena Perry-Brown | January 9th 2020

The application notes that the hotel is not only one of the city's oldest, but also the only to have been owned and operated solely by women since... read »

1,100 Units, Retail and a Two Acre Park: The Latest Plans for Barry Farm

1,100 Units, Retail and a Two Acre Park: The Latest Plans for Barry Farm

Nena Perry-Brown | September 6th 2019

The Historic Preservation Review Board is expected to rule later this month on whether to grant landmark status to the remaining units at Barry Farm. ... read »

East of the River Residents Aim to Reclaim Their Neighborhoods

East of the River Residents Aim to Reclaim Their Neighborhoods

Nena Perry-Brown | May 30th 2019

A conversation about whether to retain the East of the River moniker turned to one about neighborhood pride and who rebranding serves. ... read »

The Community that Became Sursum Corda in DC

The Community that Became Sursum Corda in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | March 19th 2019

Last fall, UrbanTurf took a look at the interesting alley dwelling networks uncovered in a century-old survey conducted in the District. Now, we have... read »

How Logan Circle the Circle Become Logan Circle the Neighborhood

How Logan Circle the Circle Become Logan Circle the Neighborhood

Nena Perry-Brown | February 6th 2019

When and where Logan Circle became a neighborhood. ... read »

Over 80 Sites Significant to Black Georgetown to be Commemorated

Over 80 Sites Significant to Black Georgetown to be Commemorated

Nena Perry-Brown | September 5th 2018

As early as October, bronze markers may adorn dozens of sites in the neighborhood. ... read »

A New Plan to Restore Republic Gardens as a Restaurant

A New Plan to Restore Republic Gardens as a Restaurant

Nena Perry-Brown | August 29th 2018

The owners of the long-dormant historic U Street club have applied to restore the property. ... read »

A Netflix Renovation: DC Firehouse Turned Home Gets a Made-for-TV Makeover

A Netflix Renovation: DC Firehouse Turned Home Gets a Made-for-TV Makeover

Nena Perry-Brown | August 24th 2018

A historic Shaw firehouse was featured on a new Netflix series about getting the most out of an Airbnb. ... read »

Where JFK Met Jackie: A Georgetown House Hits the Market

Where JFK Met Jackie: A Georgetown House Hits the Market

Nena Perry-Brown | February 6th 2018

Last year, it was Martha Washington's granddaughter's honeymoon house. This year, it's the Georgetown house where John F. Kennedy met Jacqueline... read »

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