City Desk

D.C.’s Worst Neighborhood Name, Revealed, Again

We made it through SoMo and the GaP. NoMa's even gotten pretty handy. I'm confident that we as a city can survive this shortened-name craze. Which is good, because it doesn't look like it's ending anytime soon.

Prince of Petworth reports that the Shaw listserv is pushing a new shortened neighborhood name for the area south of New York Avenue NW: SoNYA. The Prince writes that this area used to be Mount Vernon Triangle, presumably before it got this new name.

What D.C. neighborhood will hop on to the abbreviation rebranding train next? Put your suggestions and requests in the comments.

Photo by rockcreek used under a Creative Commons license.

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