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Washington Hilton rooms with a view

28 hours since I had been horizontal on a bed and nearly five years since my last visit to Washington D.C. when I walked into the Washington Hilton hotel at 11am Friday morning. Never stayed in a hotel in this neighborhood before. Washington Hilton was designed as a convention hotel when it opened in 1965,…

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Modern Revival – Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington D.C.

The tall red brick smokestack is the signature feature of the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington D.C. The Georgetown incinerator was a weed-covered urban wasteland on the waterfront in 1999 when Architect Gary Edward Handel + Associates and Associate architect Shalom Baranes & Associates financed by Millennium Partners and Eastbanc developed a mixed-use hotel, movie theater and…

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