Stars of David medallions on Langston School

See this post at the Historic Washington list at Yahoogroups regarding the Langston School’s Stars of David: Stars of David medallions on Langston School Posted by: “RayM” dcnomaguy Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:43 am (PST) Does anyone know why the Mercer Langston School, which is entering rapid self-demolition with rotting roof and missing windows, … More Stars of David medallions on Langston School

Washington Post to Feature Truxton Circle Neighborhood

The Washington Post Real Estate Section is working on an article featuring Truxton Circle. Jennifer Ragins and I were interviewed for the article and possible others as well. Jennifer Ragins, one of the founders of the Bates Area Civic Association and President of the Homeowners Association possesses tremendous knowledge of the historic value of our … More Washington Post to Feature Truxton Circle Neighborhood

What’s in a Name?

Since moving to DC I hear the question a lot: “which neighborhood do you live in?” More than anywhere I’ve lived, people in this city seem very conscious of their choice of neighborhood and what it says about them. In my case, and I suppose for many of the people who live near me (at … More What’s in a Name?

Tell your neighborhood story

The Humanities Council of Washington, DC has grants for neighborhood organizations to tell their neighborhood’s story.  Workshops are Free. Call 202-387-8391, or RSVP at Here’s the schedule to learn about funding requirements: Tuesday April 14, 2009 Noon to 1:30PM, Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Place SE Tuesday April 14, 2009 5:30PM to 7PM, Humanities … More Tell your neighborhood story