St. Augustine School celebrates Washington, D.C., street named in its honor

Amidst all the changes of Ward 1 in Washington, D.C., including restaurants opening and closing and the redevelopment of large properties such as the Reeves Center, not to mention gentrification, St. Augustine Parish has been a steady presence in the Meridian Hill neighborhood.

On Jan. 26, the parish’s Catholic school received an official form of recognition from the District of Columbia government, with the dedication of St. Augustine School Way, a block-long section of V Street between 15th and 16th Streets, N.W., during a brief ceremony on an unseasonably warm day.

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