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By Ross Schipper,Dwane Starlin

referred to as the Village within the urban because 1973, Burleith is a small 10-square-block residential neighborhood nestled among Georgetown to the south and east and Glover Park to the north. The identify �Burleith� dates again to 17th-century Scotland, and the realm used to be first subdivided in 1887 as a part of Frederic W. Huidekoper�s Burleith Addition to West Washington. sometimes called Georgetown Heights, Burleith stuck the eye of Charles Dickens, who wrote in 1842, �The heights of this local, above the Potomac River, are very picturesque and are unfastened, I may still conceive, from a number of the insalubrities of Washington.� The Shannon & Luchs actual property company outfitted the vast majority of Burleith�s row homes in a predominantly Georgian variety in the course of the early 1920s.

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