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Strivers' Section, now a historic district, attracted African Americans of means in the first half of the 20th century. It is bounded by 16th, 19th, and T streets and Florida Avenue, NW, just west of the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Legal strategist Charles Hamilton Houston and literary light Georgia Douglas Johnson were among those who called this area home.


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