Did You Know ... that Western Avenue in Washington, D.C., was conceived in January 1893 by the Anthropological Society of Washington, which called for a "grand avenue or boulevard to form the boundary of the District of Columbia on the three land sides" -- but did not begin construction until 1903, was not completed until the 1930s, and was called "Columbia Boulevard" and "Boundary Avenue" before receiving its current name?
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
I refuse to post these to the front page of Wikipedia any more. But I will post them here. The article I wrote or assisted with is in bold.