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This is a gorgeous coffee table book on Washington DC neighborhoods. New copy. $30. Call show contact info to see.

Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation's Capital second edition edited by Kathryn Schneider Smith

"Washington DC conjures images of marble monuments, national memorials, and world-class museums. To many, the world beyond the National Mall is invisible. Yet within an area of only 68 square miles lies a residential city of diversity, beauty, and charm. In the long-awaited update of her 1988 classic Washington at Home, Kathryn Schneider Smith and a team of historians, journalists, folklorists, museum professionals, and others who know the city intimately offer a fresh look at the social history of this intriguing city through the prism of 26 diverse neighborhoods.

"Lavishly illustrated with engaging historical photographs and maps, Washington at Home introduces readers to the famous residents, colorful characters, distinct flavors, and important events that helped shape the city..."
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