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Dupont Circle, Washington DC

The Dupont Circle neighborhood is centered around a traffic circle, which is located at the intersectioin of Connecticut Ave, Massachusetts Ave, 19th Street, P Street, and New Hampshire Ave. A park is located within the circle, and is maintained by the National Park Service. The central fountain provides seating, and long curved benches around the central area were installed in 1964.[10] The park within the circle is ...more »

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Meridian Hill Park, Washington, DC

It's a romantic setting, Meridian Hill Park. Following the city's neoclassical architectural theme, the grounds resemble a Renaissance villa landscape. The park's name comes from its hilltop location and its western boundary of 16th Street, the official baseline that L'Enfant used in orienting Washington on a north-south axis. On Sunday afternoons, people collect in the upper park to play in a drumming circle, dance to ...more »

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