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Before Public Parks: The Garden Cemetery…

Not long ago, my friend Paul and I took a stroll through Oak Hill Cemetery¬†in Georgetown. In my post “Gardens, Formal and Less So,” I was thinking about parks, landscape architecture, and city planning, and Oak Hill fits in all … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Oaks: Art and Beauty Around Every Corner

One of my greatest local pleasures is the garden of Dumbarton Oaks¬†on R street in Georgetown. In all four seasons, it is so beautiful that it reminds me of a line in a letter Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote to Margaret … Continue reading

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