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Survey of Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: The Corcoran School

  GM has decided to return today to an old series he hasn’t worked on in over a year: his survey of historic school buildings in Georgetown. Today he turns to one of the last buildings left for him to … Continue reading

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Survey of Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: The Fillmore School

It’s been a while since GM added an entry to his Survey of Historic School Buildings series, but today he inches closer to checking off all of them: the Fillmore School. Fillmore School 1801 35th St. Built: 1893 Architect: Unknown … Continue reading

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Survey of Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: The Phillips School

As part of GM’s continuing series surveying the historic school buildings in Georgetown he turns today to another condofied school: The Phillips School. Wendell Phillips School 2735 Olive St. Built: 1890 Architect: Unknown Current Owner: Private Residences The Phillips school … Continue reading

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Survey of Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: Hyde School

As part of GM’s continuing series surveying the historic school buildings in Georgetown he turns today to the last remaining open public elementary school in Georgetown: Hyde School. Anthony Hyde School 3219 O St. Built: 1907 Architect: Arthur B. Heaton … Continue reading

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Survey of Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: The Wormley School

As part of GM’s continuing series on the historic school buildings in Georgetown today he explores the historically significant Wormley School. The Wormley School 3325 Prospect St. Built: 1885 Current Owner: Private residences Brief Story: The Wormley School was built … Continue reading

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On the Waterfront: A Survey of Georgetown’s Historic Industrial Buildings

Photo Courtesy of DDOT. Recently, GM became alerted to the vast archive of historic photos that DDOT has been publishing in its Flickr feed. GM was particularly drawn to the above photo which shows a bird’s eye view of the … Continue reading

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A Survey of the Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: the Lancaster School

Today for his survey of historic school buildings in Georgetown, GM sets his sights on the Lancaster School. The Lancaster School 3126 O St. Built: Cornerstone laid June, 1811, school opened November 18, 1811 Architect: Unknown Current Use: Private Residence … Continue reading

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A Survey of the Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: the West Georgetown School

Last week GM began a new series, a survey of the historic school buildings of Georgetown. Today he continues with the second school building: the West Georgetown School. West Georgetown School 1640 Wisconsin Ave. Built: 1911 Architect: Snowden Ashford Current … Continue reading

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A Survey of the Historic School Buildings in Georgetown: The Jackson School

Sometimes it seems that there are few children living in Georgetown. While GM has tried to rebut that perception with statistics, it is undeniable that before the late 20th century, there were many more children in Georgetown. What is more … Continue reading

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Georgetown Time Machine: Historic Historical Revisionism

This week on Georgetown Time Machine, GM visits the oldest structure still standing in Georgetown and the day it was knocked down a few pegs, historically-wise. The building, obviously, is the Old Stone House, which appears now pretty much exactly … Continue reading

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