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Art, Creation, and Culture: U st. and The District

The U Street Historic District has widely been considered the center of DC's music and art scene as far back as the 1920s. The area extending from 9th St. to 18th St. and Florida Avenue has acted as a breeding ground for creation and individualism in Washington for decades. Looking through the eyes of local artists gives context to the impact the jazz and street art movements continue to have on the District of Columbia. 

A mural in the U Street metro station celebrates the DC jazz scene. 


Insightful words of Le Corbusier stand out on Florida Avenue, near the U Street historic district. 



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