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7th and L Market

7th & L St SE
Washington, DC 20003

The corner market at 7th and L Streets, SE was owned and operated by several proprietors. Like many other neighborhood stores it served general convenience items.

CAPPER'S RECREATION CENTER was located at 5th and K street South East DC. It was operated by Ann Cooke, Mr. Kelsey, Marvin Groove, Hooks,Mickey, just to name a few. It was well known for its girls and boys sports teams,(Football,Baseball,and…

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Leron Goodrun
this pool made me swimming all American in DC and at Tennessee state univ. it was right next door to 1101 we had it good in the hood.thank you Jesus for showing me the way. — at 1101 .

The Chain Basket Ball Court was a court that was in the alley between K st and L st . The court was small but was very big in when it came to play basketball. Everybody came to play on the Chain Court. Even though we had other basketball court that…

DPW/Trash Transfer Station, 880 New Jersey Ave.was used in the 1900s as a trash transfer station, before the DC Department of Public Works turned it into an operations area for heavy trucks and plows. Now it's going to be an apartment…

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The Eastern Market is a public market in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., housed in a 19th century brick building. It is located on 7th Street SE, a few blocks east of the U.S. Capitol between North Carolina Avenue SE and C Street…

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Located in the Southeast quadrant of Washington, D.C., Folger Park is one of the largest parks in the Capitol Hill area. In 1885, the park was memorialized and named after Charles J. Folger, Secretary of the Treasury in the administration of Chester…

Fuller's Barber Shop owned and operated by Luther Fuller. Fuller's shop has been serving the Arthur Cappers neighborhood for over 45 years and still remains open as of today at 1100 L St S.E.

Garfield Park has been a Capital Landmark since 1791. It is also were we used to play basketball under the bridge.We still use the park today for horseshoe pitching every Friday in the summer time. It is also were we have our annual Arther Capper…

Joe's Store or 3rd and K Market was one of the Icon at Arthur Cappers. It was the store everyone frequent when they did not go to the Safeway. At night it was a place were all the singers in the neighborhood would meet up and do-whoop until the late…
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