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Where the Obamas and Trumps are just part of the neighbourhood mix

On S Street, Mr Bezos, Amazon founder and owner of The Washington Post, is renovating a former textile museum, which sits between the former home of Woodrow Wilson, the nation's 28th president, and the embassy of Myanmar.


EVERY morning, Meena Ahamed takes a five-kilometre walk around Kalorama, her north-western Washington neighbourhood. The enclave is exclusive, full of showpiece brick homes, many decorated with flying flags of distant republics.

Her stroll on Wednesday was serene save...

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