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Oldest Synagogue Building Moves to New D.C. Site (photos)

Before becoming a museum, the building served as an African American church, a Greek Orthodox church, various eateries, a barbershop, a bicycle store and a dental practice.

NPS Sites, Museums Affected by Shutdown

The partial government shutdown has closed some sites and left others without food kiosks and restrooms. The Smithsonian museums are open as usual.

Georgetown Gondolas: They’re Baaack!

Everything changed when Amazon’s Jeff Bezos announced that the mega-retailer’s massive East Coast headquarters would be divided between a site in Queens and a site in Arlington County.

A State Funeral Illuminates the Life of George H.W. Bush and America         

State funerals are high and mighty, sometimes surreal occasions, solemn and full of formality, and, contrarily, stretched to the limits of theatrical and historical high...

Local Focus on River Tunnel Project

The public commentary period has been extended until Dec. 4. In addition, ANC 2E may consider a resolution at its Dec. 3 meeting.

TTR Sotheby’s Hosts ’70s Loft Party

A fashionable crowd kicked up their heels to the music on Nov. 10 at the Tuscaloosa Building in Adams Morgan.

Georgetown Marks Armistice Centenary

A solemn International Service of Remembrance, attended by representatives from nations involved in World War I, was held at Christ Church on Nov. 11.

DAR Unveils New Marker at Oak Hill

The legacy of William Tyler Page lives on in the American’s Creed, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. It is still read by new citizens at their naturalization ceremonies.

World War I at Tudor Place

During the war, Armistead Peter 3rd was stationed in Washington. He would go on to combat in World War II, returning to Georgetown, where he established the foundation that now oversees Tudor Place.

Canal Renewal: Lock 3 Gates Installed

In the coming year, the NPS will refill the Georgetown section of the C&O Canal with water. In 2020, a replica canal boat, for rides and educational purposes, is expected.