18 Dec 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Unicorn Lane

I usually try to stay on the Hill for these pieces. Occasionally, however, there is reason to go further afield. Like when the D.C. Council asks questions that seem custom-made for me. This week, I try to answer their question: “Why is there a Unicorn Lane NW?” Unicorn Lane is an odd street, to be […]


14 Sep 2015

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Bridge and Garrison Streets

I have previously written of the changes made to the names of streets on Capitol Hill, in particular how both B Streets were renamed Constitution and Independence Avenue.  Today, I will look at a different sort of street name change. While the most important street on Capitol Hill in its early days was, without doubt, […]


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