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At long last, Bloomingdale gets deserved historic status
After years of community-led effort, Bloomingdale is D.C.’s newest historic district. The Historic Preservation Review Board voted unanimously July 26 to designate most of the neighborhood, recognizing Bloomingdale’s significant social and architectural history.