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Washington Avenue in a nutshell

Washington avenue is a strange and rapidly changing mix of old working-class development, much with a strong Hispanic flavor, and new high-end condos and townhomes aimed mostly at urban hipsters and wannabees. I think this picture captures all that:

I’ve driven past this little taqueria and its imposing new neighbors a bunch of times, and figured I’d better document it before someone buys the land the taqueria is on for more townhomes. One of these days I’ll get around to doing a photo essay on the state of Washington Avenue today, much like I did with Montrose/Studemont. That way, when I want to tell my girls about how things used to be around here, I can show them as well.

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  1. Pete says:

    Next time you’re driving by you should stop in for a breakfast taco. They have some of the best in the city.