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H-Street - Shackle Me Not (FULL)
H-Street - Shackle Me Not (FULL)
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H-Street - Hokus Pokus (1989)
H-Street - Hokus Pokus (1989)
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This is not the new H-STREET Video (skate video, 1990)
This is not the new H-STREET Video (skate video, 1990)
::2006/11/11::
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Tony Magnusson Loses Fingers, H-Street, Plan B and More on Free Lunch
Tony Magnusson Loses Fingers, H-Street, Plan B and More on Free Lunch
::2012/08/16::
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Eric Koston - H-Street Next Generation
Eric Koston - H-Street Next Generation
::2012/11/19::
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Matt Hensley - Not the New H-Street Video
Matt Hensley - Not the New H-Street Video
::2012/11/05::
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H-Street Hokus Pokus
H-Street Hokus Pokus
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Mike Carroll - H-Street (1990-1991)
Mike Carroll - H-Street (1990-1991)
::2009/07/11::
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Ocean Howell - H-Street Next 1991
Ocean Howell - H-Street Next 1991
::2010/08/08::
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Matt Hensley in Shackle Me Not
Matt Hensley in Shackle Me Not
::2008/04/27::
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H-Street ~ Hokus Pokus (1989) Part 1 of 7
H-Street ~ Hokus Pokus (1989) Part 1 of 7
::2009/06/21::
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Dan Peterka - H-Street Next Generation
Dan Peterka - H-Street Next Generation
::2012/11/19::
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H Street Hokus Pokus (1989) Part 2 of 7
H Street Hokus Pokus (1989) Part 2 of 7
::2009/06/21::
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Alphonzo Rawls - H-Street Next Generation
Alphonzo Rawls - H-Street Next Generation
::2012/11/19::
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H-Street - Next Generation (1992)
H-Street - Next Generation (1992)
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H-STREET - Demo1998 [FULL]
H-STREET - Demo1998 [FULL]
::2013/11/22::
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H-Street - The Summer Tour (1990) UNRELEASED VIDEO RARE Read Description
H-Street - The Summer Tour (1990) UNRELEASED VIDEO RARE Read Description
::2012/11/02::
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H Street Festival 2012
H Street Festival 2012
::2012/09/18::
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H Street ~ Hokus Pokus (1989) Part 6 of 7
H Street ~ Hokus Pokus (1989) Part 6 of 7
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Less Than Jake - Theme Song For H Street
Less Than Jake - Theme Song For H Street
::2008/06/03::
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Kowton - H-Street
Kowton - H-Street
::2013/04/21::
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H Street Live @ The Alternative School of Music HD
H Street Live @ The Alternative School of Music HD
::2012/08/17::
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H Street Skateboards Ron Allen Hokus Pokus
H Street Skateboards Ron Allen Hokus Pokus
::2008/04/25::
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Undertaker vs Triple H Street Fight, Smackdown 13th July 2000
Undertaker vs Triple H Street Fight, Smackdown 13th July 2000
::2014/07/19::
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Big H - Streets And Crime [1/15]
Big H - Streets And Crime [1/15]
::2010/01/11::
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Brian Barber - H-Street Lick
Brian Barber - H-Street Lick
::2012/11/21::
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H-Street - Shackle Me Not (1988) - Danny Way part
H-Street - Shackle Me Not (1988) - Danny Way part
::2011/11/15::
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WWF ROYAL RUMBLE 2000 Triple h vs Cactus Jack PART 1/3
WWF ROYAL RUMBLE 2000 Triple h vs Cactus Jack PART 1/3
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Black Dress Theory - Greedy H-STREET
Black Dress Theory - Greedy H-STREET
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Atlas District / H Street Corridor - Washington, DC
Atlas District / H Street Corridor - Washington, DC
::2013/12/14::
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GIOVANNY GRADOS- H-STREET PERÚ
GIOVANNY GRADOS- H-STREET PERÚ
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Marcelle Johnson - H-Street Lick
Marcelle Johnson - H-Street Lick
::2012/11/20::
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Less Than Jake - Theme Song for H Street
Less Than Jake - Theme Song for H Street
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H Street Skateboards One D Way
H Street Skateboards One D Way
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H Street Festival 2011
H Street Festival 2011
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320km/h street race ★
320km/h street race ★ 'Isle_of_Man'_TT_★_
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Alphonzo Rawls - H-Street Lick
Alphonzo Rawls - H-Street Lick
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H-Street - Demo 1998
H-Street - Demo 1998
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Jason Rogers - H-Street Next Generation
Jason Rogers - H-Street Next Generation
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D.C. Streetcar on H Street
D.C. Streetcar on H Street
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Figure Ground - Intro H-STREET
Figure Ground - Intro H-STREET
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Montage - H-Street Next Generation
Montage - H-Street Next Generation
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Jason Carney & Mike Carroll - Not the New H-Street Video
Jason Carney & Mike Carroll - Not the New H-Street Video
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H-Street Shackle Me Not 4/5
H-Street Shackle Me Not 4/5
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Getting to know AVA H Street | The new apartment living space
Getting to know AVA H Street | The new apartment living space
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H-Street Shackle Me Not 2/5
H-Street Shackle Me Not 2/5
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H-Street Demo, circa 1989
H-Street Demo, circa 1989
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H Street ~ Hokus Pokus 1989 Part 4 of 7
H Street ~ Hokus Pokus 1989 Part 4 of 7
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H-STREET - Hokus Pokus - Sal Barbier [1989]
H-STREET - Hokus Pokus - Sal Barbier [1989]
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Chris Livingston - H-Street Next Generation
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This article is about the Washington, D.C. street. For the San Diego Trolley station, see H Street (San Diego Trolley station).
H Street
800 block of H Street, N.E..JPG
800 block of H Street, N.E., in the Near Northeast neighborhood
Location Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′0.7″N 77°0′32.4″W / 38.900194°N 77.009000°W / 38.900194; -77.009000

H Street is a set of east-west streets in several of the quadrants of Washington, D.C. It is also used as an alternate name for the Near Northeast neighborhood, as H Street NW/NE is the neighborhood's main commercial strip.

History[edit]

The H Street NE/NW neighborhood was one of Washington's earliest and busiest commercial districts, and was the location of the first Sears Roebuck store in Washington.[1] H Street NE went into decline after World War II and businesses in the corridor were severely damaged during the 1968 riots. This part of the street did not start to recover until the 21st century.[2]

A Giant supermarket along the H St. corridor

In 2002, the District of Columbia Office of Planning initiated a community-based planning effort to help revitalize the H STreet NE corridor. Because it is nearly 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long, the resulting H Street NE Strategic Strategic Development Plan divided H Street into 3 districts: the Urban Living district (between 2nd and 7th Streets NE), the Central Retail District (between 7th and 12th Streets NE), and the Arts and Entertainment District (between 12th and 15th Streets NE).

In the mid-2000s, the Arts and Entertainment District began to revitalize as a nightlife district. The Atlas Theater, a Moderne-style 1930s movie theater that had languished since the 1968 riots—was refurbished as a dance studio and performance space, and is now the anchor of what is now being called the Atlas District. H Street NE became home to the H Street Playhouse, a black box theater where Theater Alliance and Forum Theatre are in residence; live music venues, such as the Red and the Black and the Rock & Roll Hotel; and restaurants and bars such as the Argonaut, Dangerously Delicious Pies, Showbar Presents the Palace of Wonders, the Pug, and Sticky Rice.

H Street NE rapidly gentrified after 2007. The median sales price of houses on or near H Street NW from July to September 2009 was $417,000.[2] H Street NE was voted the sixth most hipster place in America by Forbes magazine in September 2012.[3] This process of gentrification led to tensions with some previous residents, who felt that they were becoming less welcome as the neighborhood changed and worried about being priced out.[4][5]

Route[edit]

H Street NE[edit]

In Northeast Washington, H Street continues uninterrupted from North Capitol Street to 15th Street NE, where it terminates in what is known as the "starburst intersection", where it meets Bladensburg Road, 15th Street, Benning Road, Maryland Avenue, and Florida Avenue.[6] After this intersection, there is a gap of two blocks where the street is interrupted by Hechinger Mall.[a][7][8] H Street continues for a short segment between 17th and 24th Streets NE. The road does not continue east of the Anacostia River.

H Street NW[edit]

In Northwest Washington, H Street is the main street in Chinatown and one of the major east-west streets downtown. When Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House was closed to vehicular traffic in the 1990s, crosstown traffic that had formerly used Pennsylvania Avenue was rerouted to H and I streets. The street also passes Lafayette Park and through the George Washington University campus and the Foggy Bottom neighborhood before terminating at Rock Creek.

H Streets SW and SE[edit]

The city plan on which D.C. was laid out provides for a parallel H Street in the southwest and southeast quadrants of the city. Subsequent government actions, most notably the construction of I-395/I-295, disconnected the southern H Street in several places. In its current form, it does not run consecutively for more than two blocks at any point except for its easternmost extremity, near Fort Dupont Park.

Notable residents[edit]

Notable residents who lived on H Street include:

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ This is the site of the old Graceland Cemetery, which was closed on August 3, 1894, and finally emptied of graves in November 1897. The site was owned by Pepco for many years before being sold to the Hechinger Company in 1978. The mall was built in 1979.
Citations
  1. ^ "H Street Corridor: A Work in Progress". The Washington Post. July 23, 2011. Retrieved August 19, 2011.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ a b c Wellborn, Mark (October 24, 2009). "A Place to Party – and to Settle Down". The Washington Post. p. 1F. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ Brennan, Morgan (September 20, 2012). "America's Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods". Forbes. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ Schwartzman, Paul (April 4, 2006). "Whose H Street Is It, Anyway?". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ Kearny, Ryan; Binckes, Jeremy (July 25, 2011). "H Street Gentrification and Revitalization Is An Old Story". WJLA-TV. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  6. ^ Neibauer, Michael (September 29, 2014). "New Gateway to H Street NE? Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Site Next to Starburst Intersection". Washington Business Journal. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  7. ^ United States Congress 1895, p. 220.
  8. ^ "Removed to Other Graveyards". The Washington Post. November 11, 1897. p. 9 ; Brown, Merrill (September 30, 1979). "Mall Seen As Stimulus For H Street". The Washington Post. p. K3 ; Simpson, Anna (February 20, 1986). "Cemeteries Give History Lessons: Ex-Policeman Slowly Rebuilds D.C.'s Past". The Washington Post. p. MD5. 

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