Truxton Circle- WP Bibliography

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August 19, 1993 notice of meetings

I decided to do a little ProQuest search of the term "Truxton Circle" in the Washinton Post that reflects the last 30 years of this 'problematic' name of the neighborhood. Limiting it to 30 years I've left out the time period of when it was a traffic circle and when the term was used to describe a post office of that name.

The first thing you see here is a neighborhood meeting announcement. I decided to include the one for the Shaw Project Area Committee to play it against the Shaw-Truxton Circle heading for a BACA meeting. Of course these are the old days of 1993, 20 years ago when it was called the Bates Area Civic Association. It met in what I'm going to guess is the basement of Mt. Sinai at 7:30. The next BACA meeting will be on March 4th, but at 7pm. Someone should thank Mt. Sinai for letting us take up their basement for so long.

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The next thing I'd like to share is a ad for the DC Department of Housing and Community Development and their effort to create some affordable housing and rehab structures. There are two mentions in this 1989 announcement. The first is a 4 bedroom Bates St house for $80,000. That was a pretty good amount for the time period. The second, on Hanover, looks like a give away at $250 per unit. So I'm guessing that in 1989 it was in pretty bad shape.

The post- Home Rule District government has used Truxton Circle to describe the area. The DHCD ad clarifies a bit where. Other descriptions, articles, and ads from the DC government have the TC lumped in with Blooingdale, and Eckington.

The following is a list of the articles and advertisements (Other and Display Ad) mentioning Truxton Circle as a neighborhood descriptor. Lastly, the October 1991 article "Community Outcry Wins Reprieve for Lenny's." mentions a Truxton Circle Coalition, described as a "umbrella group for civic assocations in the area."

Wheeler, Linda. "Ward 5: A Mosaic of Neighborhoods." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 2. Jun 23 1994. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Other 41 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Jul 22 1993. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Other 20 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Jun 24 1993. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Other 32 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Jun 10 1993. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

Elizabeth Wiener Special to The,Washington Post. "Community Outcry Wins Reprieve for Lenny's." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Oct 31 1991. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Display Ad 117 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Dec 14 1989. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013 .

"Display Ad 66 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Dec 13 1989. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Display Ad 52 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Dec 10 1989. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Display Ad 113 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Dec 07 1989. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Display Ad 28 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Dec 06 1989. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Display Ad 78 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Dec 05 1989. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013 .

"Display Ad 46 -- no Title." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Dec 03 1989. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

By Marcia Slacum Greene Washington Post,Staff Writer. "D.C. Cable Firm Unveils Wiring Schedule, Seeks More Concessions." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 2. Sep 04 1985. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

By Sheilah O'Connor Special to the,Washington Post. "$5 Million Goes Begging." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 2. Oct 11 1984. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

"Subsidy Program's Nuts and Bolts." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Aug 02 1984. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1996). Web. 27 Feb. 2013.

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