Washington Little Tavern no. 27 threatened

Washington DC Little Tavern Shop no 27, the last Little Tavern built in the district (late 1950s) is set to be replaced with condos. https://www.popville.com/2018/02/24-hour-subway-union-market-closed/  

Early renderings of the project proposed that the Little Tavern building (which has been operating as a Subway for decades) would be restored and incorporated into the development, however, it looks like this is no longer the case.

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The 530 Morse Street Little Tavern as it appeared in the early 1980s, photo by John Baeder, used with permission.

Washington lost LT no 24 in 2013 and no 26 in 2014. The College Park location was demolished 2015. Silver Spring no. 1 was demolished in 2003, Silver Spring no. 2 was demolished in 2008. Baltimore no. 5 was demolished in 2003, Baltimore no. 9 was demolished in 2014.

This will leave just 5 former Little Taverns in DC standing of 27 once in the nations capitol: 1929’s No. 2 (3701 New Hampshire Ave. NW Washington DC), heavily remodeled and threatened by planned development of the site for condos, 1935’s No. 12 (718 H St. NE, Washington DC), covered over and gutted, 1936’s No. 14 (3333 M. Street NW, Washington DC), gutted, rear section demolished, 1938’s no 20 (655 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC), used as storage for CVS and 1938’s no. 21 (1303 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC), repainted, gutted

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