Embassy Row, Washington DC

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Embassy Row is the informal name for the section of Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. between Scott Circle and the North side of the United States Naval Observatory, in which embassies, diplomatic missions, and other diplomatic representations are concentrated. By extension, the name may be used to encompass nearby streets which also host diplomatic buildings.HistoryConsidered Washington's premier residential address in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Massachusetts Avenue became known for its numerous mansions housing the city's social and political elites. The segment between Scott Circle and Sheridan Circle gained the nickname "Millionaires' Row".The Great Depression caused many to sell their homes. The expansive old estates proved well-suited for use as embassies, and also as lodges of social clubs, giving Embassy Row its present name and identity. The relocation to Embassy Row of diplomatic representations, many of which had been established in Meridian Hill in previous decades, was further catalyzed by the construction of the British Embassy, commissioned in 1925 and completed in 1930, and the Japanese Embassy, built in 1931. The greatest number of embassies and chanceries moved to Embassy Row and the neighboring Kalorama neighborhood in the 1940s and early 1950s.
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  • We stayed in this hotel never visiting DC before and found it to have been ideal for our needs. We were super early for check it but the front desk happily held our bags and took my phone number to co...  more »
  • As I returned to Thesolaniki I was able to take in all the sights and sounds. The downtown area is busy all day with friends meeting friends dressed as we would in wichita as we go to church. English ...  more »
  • Embassy Row is great for walking and checking out the different embassy sites. Wear good shoes, pack some water and an umbrella.  more »
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  • If you're looking for an experienced and friendly staff of orthodontics professionals, look no further than Dr. Wayne Hickory's office. I was a first-time patient for orthodontic treatment (invisalign, to be specific) and received tremendous care and consultation over the 1 1/2+ years of my therapy. Dr. Hickory and team always made me feel very cared for, were consistently on top of the progression I was making, and took as much time needed to carefully address any of my questions or concerns with the treatment. I was also very impressed with the team's stellar expertise in the latest advancements of orthodontic treatment. Needless to say, I am thrilled with the end results! Whether you're a first-time patient or a veteran of orthodontic treatment, rest assured that you'll receive the highest quality care from a dynamic and engaging team of professionals!
  • I absolutely love Dr. Hickory and his amazing staff. This was the best selection I've made when selecting on getting Invisalign. I love my retainers so much, Dr. Hickory even told me he could tell that I wear them more than normal! this place is so family oriented and I am quite pleased with everything that they do!
  • Dr. Hickory is a great Doctor! He does a good job explaining everything and is concerned about doing the best job he can. The whole vibe of the office is very friendly and relaxed.
  • For years, I have wanted Invisalign but was always nervous about the process and selecting the right provider. So glad I was able to find Dr. Hickory! My initial consultation was free and his staff was very welcoming. They did a great job of explaining my current condition (open bite) and options for closing my open bite. Dr. Hickory was able to explain the process in detail and was very honest about the cost and flexible with payments. Although I didn't have the money for a down payment on the day of my consultation, Dr. Hickory and his staff didnt make me feel bad about it and welcomed me with open arms once I returned a year later. Today, I am on my 4th set of Invisalign trays and it has been amazing! Dr. Hickory has the best bed side manner and I have been very happy with the results thus far.

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Most visitors to Washington, D.C., end up in the East End, the old downtown district containing most of the city's major cultural attractions. For a more authentic Washingtonian experience, consider staying at a smaller hotel just a little north or east of this busy area. Neighborhoods outside downtown offer less expensive accommodations and affordable street parking, as well as opportunities to meet more locals and fewer tourists. Alternatively, try a hotel in Georgetown, packed with high-end shops and Colonial architecture.
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