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Group Wants K and Wisconsin Intersection Named in Honor of Waterfront Park Patron

The Friends of the Georgetown Waterfront Park are petitioning the District government to name the intersection of K and Wisconsin after the late Senator Charles Percy, of Illinois. While Senator, Percy took a keen interest in the state of the Georgetown waterfront. He ultimately chaired the Georgetown Waterfront Commission that was the primary force that lead to the reinvention of the formerly industrial strip as a wonderful public park. In a poignant series of events, Percy passed away after a long bout with Alzheimer’s just days after the final phase of the park was opened last September. Continue reading

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Photo by M.V. Jantzen.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • New Bistro will try to open on Prospect St. GM frankly can’t see this get by without a big fight from the neighbors.
  • Nice tribute to Sen. Percy and his connection with Georgetown.

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