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Farewell, "Tower of Power": The New Woodson H.S. Opens its Doors

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The new three-story Woodson replaces the old eight-story building, nicknamed "The Tower of Power."
Rebecca Sheir
The new three-story Woodson replaces the old eight-story building, nicknamed "The Tower of Power."

The gleaming, new H.D. Woodson High School in NE D.C. replaces the 1972 building many knew as the "Tower of Power." The more than $100-million project was part of a $1.8-billion overhaul of some the city’s school buildings. Rebecca Sheir attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony, and learns more about the state-of-the-art facility from Robert Hannan and Renard Alexander: Program Managers with the city's Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization.

[Music: "Be True to Your School" by The Veterans from The Veterans]

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