Category Archives: DC

Inauguration Day: President Joseph R. Biden

Social Bridges sent best wishes to the US this morning as the inauguration of the new President–Joseph R. Biden–commences today. Jean, like many around the world, takes a keen interest in global affairs. The affairs of others and their nations … Continue reading

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Old Greyhound Bus Terminal: 1100 New York Avenue

Approaching preservation from the standpoint of sustainability has its followers, and yet, Bill Rees (1998 and 1999) argues …designers, planners, architects, builders have as yet not realized their role in sustainability. (Cooper, 1999). I am not yet ready to argue that … Continue reading

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Le Droit Building aka International Spy Museum

Washington, DC’s Le Droit Building was constructed in 1875, designed by James McGill in the Italianate commercial style of the period, and intended for office use (nps.gov).  The building was designated a historic landmark through the National Register of Historic … Continue reading

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Christian Hague House

There was a little historic preservation going on in DC on Embassy Row.  The former Christian Hague House, built for Norway’s first minister to the US after Norway achieved independence from Sweden, is currently owned by the Embassy of Cameroon. … Continue reading

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