2001 15th St NW

Originally built in 1902 as the Portner Flats, the Dunbar Hotel opened in 1945, and quickly became DC's leading elite black hotel. Integration led to its demise and it was razed in 1974. Today the site is home to a senior citizen's housing complex.

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