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What’s in the Name of Michigan Park

What’s in the Name of Michigan Park Searches on internet based maps often result in conflicting information about neighborhood boundaries.  A recent search in the ADC map book, referencing dates from 2002,  Alexandria Drafting Co (http://www.adcmpas.com/) shows the neighborhoods of … Continue reading

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Tucker-Means Historic Farmhouse

Tucker-Means Historic Farmhouse 1216 Upshur Street NE The Tucker-Means farmhouse features the High Style Greek Revival which became popular in the United States in the 1830s and 1840s. Key elements of this style include tall columns and pediments and a … Continue reading

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Bunker Hill School Historic Designation

Bunker Hill Elementary School was entered as a historic landmark in the District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites on April 26, 2012, and listed by the National Register of Historic Places in May, 2014. The school building is significant … Continue reading

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A History of Philanthropy: MPCA and Providence Hospital

The Michigan Park Citizens Association has as long history of philanthropy. In 1952, MPCA formed a special committee to raise funds to help Providence Hospital construct a new facility on Twelfth and Varnum Streets N.E. Mrs. Edward A. Kane, Secretary … Continue reading

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