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Greater Deanwood

Deanwood is an historically Black, middle class neighborhood with a strong legacy of local leadership. It’s proud history includes the Nannie Helen Burroughs School, Strand Theater, and many homes and buildings designed by local, black architects. It’s low density gives ...
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NoMa

NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) is D.C.’s fastest growing neighborhood and has changed multiple times over its 150+ year history. Initially farmland, the neighborhood’s fortune was later tied to the peak and fall of the region’s rail use that centered ...
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Shaw

Shaw’s history is that of D.C.’s center of Black economic, cultural, and social activity. The neighborhood began as a freed person’s encampment and grew to become D.C.’s “Black Broadway” that pre-dates the Harlem Renaissance. Shaw experienced a dramatic decay after ...

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Tenleytown

Tenleytown was a small Maryland town before its incorporation into the new American capital. It served D.C. during the Civil War as home to Fort Reno and was home to a freed black community until the federal government removed most ...
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