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DC is a residential city: from the stately houses of California Street in Kalorama, and the stylish apartment houses of Connecticut Avenue, to the period houses of Capitol Hill near Maryland Avenue and the row houses off Missouri, Kansas, and New Hampshire Avenues, the District retains its residential nature, virtually unchanged since it was laid out in the early 1920s--and filled out to its borders in the 1940's, during and after WWII. The occupied, taxable land of the central city is over 80% zoned for residential use, and only a small fraction of that is zoned for low or high density apartment houses. NEXT PAGENEXT
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