Day 19

Forest Hills (July 24, 2019) We came across another Travis Price home that we liked very much. The car wasn’t bad either. In an earlier post, we discussed how, many of the old call boxes scattered throughout the District have been made into works of art. Here’s a beautiful example. Often, the name of the …

Day 18

Forest Hills (July 23, 2019) Today, we once again ventured into Forest Hills with its shady streets of diverse houses. On our walk we came across this suspicious character, casing out a possible house to burgle. It’s amazing to us how wildlife has adapted to life in the District’s suburbs. In our neighborhood, which is …

Day 17

Friendship Heights (July 22, 2019) With thunderstorms in the area, we decided to stay close to home, wandering our own neighborhood of Friendship Heights. Sitting on the corner of Western Avenue and 41st Street NW, Livingston Park is a great asset for the neighborhood. It includes an extensive playground, a little league field, basketball and …

Day 16

Forest Hills (July 18) We continued our exploration of Forest Hills on a hot muggy evening. Occasionally we have come across houses that look to have started life looking the same but have grown apart as they have grown older. Here are a couple of examples. We were delighted to come across some mid-century modern …

Day 15

Forest Hills / Connecticut Avenue (July 16, 2019) This evening we set out to explore the Forest Hills neighborhood. Forest Hills sits between Connecticut Avenue to the west and Rock Creek Park to the east. We began our walk by ambling down 36th street where you can easily imagine you are out in the middle …

Day 13

Spring Valley / American University (July 13, 2019) We continued our discovery of Spring Valley. Today we walked along a number of streets that include much larger houses. Many had country flags flying out front, suggesting that they are embassy residences. We particularly like the residence of the Korean Ambassador with it’s distinctly Asian design. …

Day 11

Spring Valley (July 11, 2019) Today we began walking in Spring Valley. Our exploration started in the northern part of the neighborhood, consisting primarily of large brick houses on winding roads. They look as though they were built as part of a single development in the late eighties or early nineties. The development does not …

Day 10

Chevy Chase (July 10, 2019) We once again ventured into Chevy Chase, passing by this recently built residential building that looks as if it would be more at home in Miami than on upper Connecticut Avenue. We made our way across to Broad Branch Road which constitutes the eastern border of upper Ward 3. Across …