Go To 16th and U St. Part II
David R E Hunt   
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16th and U St NW
Washington DC
It was the spring of 1993 when I moved into my apartment, The Churchill, at 1520 16th St NW. This building was to eventually be renovated into high end condos, but at the time had seen better days. It was home to a friendly but lively immigrant community, combined with a core of long term tenants who were, I came to find, embroiled in a contentious attempt to purchase the building from it's then current owners...
While now centered on Massachusetts Avenue, Embassy Row was once located on 16th St NW, as originally planned by L'Enfant, hence the concentration of palatial homes and grand embassies, both former and current...