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Holt House in Washington, D.C.

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is one of the most heavily trafficked attractions in Washington, D.C., but few of the 2 million annual visitors know that the ruins of a once-grand summer villa are tucked away in a corner of the grounds, just off a service road. The two-story derelict Holt House provides a lens into the conflict between historic preservation and adaptive reuse.
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