Posts Tagged ‘alleys’

Alleys Are Everywhere

Cartography is booming in D.C., and blogging is much richer for it. Just look at this great map of all the District's alleys, courtesy of Rob Pitongolo. Lots of D.C. residents, like Rob, have probably been on tons of city streets, but only one or two alleys. Now you can explore, and even know where [...]

On the Cover: About Alleys

On this week's cover, I wrote a little essay about D.C.'s alleys to go with a lovely slideshow by Darrow Montgomery. It's not comprehensive, obviously–there's a lot more to say and ask about these quasi-streets–but I'd encourage you to go explore them yourself. Here's the ditty:
We often hear about how D.C. is divided: East of [...]