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Dominick Cardella moved to D.C. in 1970, and opened Artifactory, a shop specialzing in Asian and African wares, shortly thereafter. He's closing the shop in about two months.
Rebecca Sheir
Dominick Cardella moved to D.C. in 1970, and opened Artifactory, a shop specialzing in Asian and African wares, shortly thereafter. He's closing the shop in about two months.

Dominick Cardella has been selling eclectic African and Asian wares for 40 years at the Artifactory, right by the National Archives. But now the longtime Washingtonian is closing shop. Rebecca Sheir talks with Cardella about how he's seen the neighborhood change outside Artifactory's doors.

[Music: "Seems Like Old Times" by Guy Lombardo from You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To]

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