This Women’s Equality Day, we feature a woman who was on the cutting edge of landscape architecture in the early 1900s and designed notable estates in and around Tenleytown.
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What do presidential processions, PEPCO, and parking have in common? They all made the news in Tenleytown this week. We’ve pulled together some interesting stories you might have missed.Read more
In case you missed them, here are a few stories we came across this week covering the greater Tenleytown area that we thought were worth a second look. Tenleytown is leading the pack – among bike riders that is. According to Capital Bikeshare data, the Bikeshare station at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Albemarle Street is among the top five originatingRead more
In case you missed them, here are a few stories we came across this week covering the greater Tenleytown area that we thought were worth a second look. Being from points south of D.C. originally, we L-O-V-E our barbecue. So we did a little happy dance we when learned via the Washington Business Journal that Pitmasters Back Alley Barbecue has someRead more
During demolition at the American University Tenley Campus in 2013, a time capsule dating from 1955 was recovered from a building cornerstone. After over half a century, the contents of the capsule will be revealed at a special opening ceremony this Saturday, October 11 at 2:00 p.m. at the Yuma Study Center, 4101 Yuma Street. The ceremony, which is freeRead more
The Tenleytown Historical Society has partnered with the Tenley-Friendship Library to establish a new reference collection focused on the history of Tenleytown. THS announced the collection in a release last week: The Tenleytown Historical Society, in cooperation with the library staff, has created a local history reference section at the Tenley- Friendship Library. This is a non-circulating collection and is locatedRead more
Hidden behind the Cityline at Tenley condominiums and tucked behind what is now The City Church, lies the Methodist Cemetery. It sits on the old Murdock Mill Road, named for a prominent family who resided since the early 1700s in the vicinity of the area that became Tenleytown. The road connected the farmers of the community to the Murdock Mill,Read more