Georgetown Time Machine: Police Station

This week on Georgetown Time Machine, GM is exploring a great photo of the former Precint 7 Police station that stands on the 3200 block of Volta Place.

The photo comes from the Historical Society of Washington, DC, and is specifically from the fantastic Henry Wagner photo collection. Mr. Wagner lived with his family on M St. during the turn of the 20th century. This particular photo comes from between 1900 and 1910. Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

Photo by Elvert Barnes.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • Man is rescued from the Potomac after falling off the dock.
  • Great talk at the City Tavern Club on the 27th with the descendent of generations of enslaved people who worked at the property.

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The Georgetown Metropolis

1700 block of 32nd St.

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Washingtonian’s Best Restaurants Show How Georgetown Cuisine Has Changed in Ten Years

Washingtonian is out with its annual list of 100 best restaurants in DC. While it is obviously far from scientific, comparing the list to the list from ten years ago nonetheless shows how Georgetown’s position in the city’s dining scene has changed, not really for the better.

This year, Georgetown can claim just two restaurants on the list: Fiola Mare at #43 and Reverie at #64.

In 2010, Georgetown could claim four restaurants on the list: Citronelle at #5, 1789 at #31, Bourbon Steak at #35, and Hook at #81.

GM couldn’t locate the 2000 list, but looking back to 2004, Georgetown has had an even longer fall. That year it had six restaurants on the list: Bistro Lepic, Cafe Milano, Citronelle, La Chaumiere, Pizzeria Paradiso (which was just at Dupont and Georgetown at this point), and 1789. (Washingtonian didn’t rank the list in 2004). Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

Photo by Joe Flood.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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The Georgetown Metropolis

Cherry Hill Lane

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