An image of the former Eckington Yards demolished around the time Metro was built.
It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit Northeast D.C.'s Eckington neighborhood and the historic downtown of Herndon, Va.
[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks]
Door to Door
Explore previously featured neighborhoods on our Door to Door map:
This map shows previous Door to Door segments, and includes links to photos and show audio. The yellow marker represents neighborhoods featured in Washington, D.C., the blue represents neighborhoods in Maryland, and the red represents neighborhoods in Virginia.
Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.
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