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From Eyesore To Enviable Abode: Transforming Your Historic Home

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"Demolition by neglect": one of the houses in historic Anacostia in Southeast D.C.
Kavitha Cardoza
"Demolition by neglect": one of the houses in historic Anacostia in Southeast D.C.

Your beautiful, creaky old home is chock full of history and vintage details. So how do you make that house in to a modern dwelling, without losing the historic charm? Kavitha Cardoza talks with the executive director of the D.C. Preservation League about how local homeowners can improve their homes without shelling out a ton of dough.

[Music: "History" by The Verve from This Is Music: The Singles, 92-98 / "Things Have Changed" ((Karaoke Version ) [In The Style Of Bob Dylan] {From Wonder Boys}) by Karaoke Jukebox Heroes from Karaoke: Movie Hits 2000's Vol. 1]

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