Seven Georgetowns: Georgetown Heights

This week for Seven Georgetowns, GM will tackle the second of the two districts that he has actually lived in: Georgetown Heights.

For those just tuning in, GM recently posited that Georgetown as a total neighborhood can be broken up into seven distinct “sub-neighborhoods”.  And further, he argues that each of these districts has a distinct identity and can stand on its own as offering a great deal, even when ignoring the rest of Georgetown around it.

Georgetown Heights is the name GM is ascribing to the northeast part of Georgetown. Although it should be said that Georgetown Heights was a name that was occasionally used in the past to describe this part of Georgetown.

For GM’s purposes he is limiting it mostly to the area north of Q St., between 28th St. and 32nd. He also includes the three blocks south of Q St. between 29th and 32nd (although that is slightly debatable). Additionally, he includes the area north of R St. from 32nd to just east of the library. Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

Photo by Daniel Lobo.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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The Georgetown Metropolis

1600 block of Avon Pl.

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Georgetown Time Machine: Empty M St.

This week on Georgetown Time Machine, GM visits the intersection of M and Wisconsin at a rare time when there was not a single soul around.

It’s not clear exactly when this photo was taken, but it’s similar to other photos of a dark empty M St. that are dated to 1959. And that sounds correct.

So what is there to notice? Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

Photo by Bill Starrels.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • Will Phoenix’s success is getting the FAA to reconsider flight routes translate to success for Georgetowners trying to do the same?
  • Where you can get a good bathroom selfie in Georgetown (and other places) if that’s…something you want.

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The Georgetown Metropolis

Lover’s Lane

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Reformation Coming to M St.

If you sell indulgences on M St., you better watch out: Reformation is coming. That is according to a permit in the window of 3031 M St.: Continue reading

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