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Events DC Presents Mount Vernon Triangle - Heart of the City Tour

Cultural Tourism DC

Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Discover the vibrant, thriving urban center of Mount Vernon Triangle and learn about the history and recent development of this historic neighborhood, from its roots as the home of the original Northern Liberties Market to its new identity as a hub for retail, residents and offices. This tour will include a walk past historic buildings and through one of DC’s original commercial alleys, Prather’s Alley, while discussing the social and economic forces that led to its original development, period of decline and current revitalization. Tour will end with a rooftop visit and birds-eye view of the City.

Meet at Eighth and K Sts., NW, at Carnegie Library, south side. End at Busboys & Poets, Fifth & K Sts., NW.

Metro Start: Gallery Pl-Chinatown; X2, 80 buses

Metro End: Gallery Pl-Chinatown

Fitness: Low, 1 mile

Wheelchair accessible: Yes

Presented by Cultural Tourism DC member organization Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District and led by President Claire Schaefer Oleksiak. Sponsored by Events DC

Have questions about Events DC Presents Mount Vernon Triangle - Heart of the City Tour? Contact Cultural Tourism DC

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Carnegie Library
801 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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