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The Valley Green development in Southeast D.C. before it was torn down in the mid 1990s to make way for the existing Wheeler Creek development.
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The Valley Green development in Southeast D.C. before it was torn down in the mid 1990s to make way for the existing Wheeler Creek development.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit Wheeler Creek in Southeast D.C., and Centreville, Va.

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