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Ben's Chili Bowl + Black Broadway Walking Tour

  • Ben's Chili Bowl + U Street 1213 U Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)

Led by DC historian, former GW professor, and 40+ year resident of DC, Dr. Bernard Demczuk, this tour will focus on the history and culture of U Street. Over breakfast at Ben's Chili Bowl, we'll  learn about the history and culture surrounding this DC establishment, where Dr. Demczuk serves as the official historian. Then, Dr. Demczuk will lead a tour of The Black Broadway and 15 street murals. After a short visit to the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum, we'll head back to Ben's! 

Event Details: Ben's Chili Bowl + Black Broadway Walking Tour @ Ben's Chili Bowl + U Street

  • Event Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

  • Meet Up Time: 9:15 AM

  • Meet Up Location: Marvin Center, 5th Floor

  • Approximate End Time (arrival back at Foggy Bottom): 1:30 PM

  • Transportation to event: Metro - Make sure to bring your SmarTrip card -- if you don't have one, you can get one in the station or grab one in advance at the station or at CVS. The card costs $2 and comes with $8 in stored fare value for a total price of $10.

  • Cost: None

  • Food: Food at Ben's Chili Bowl is provided courtesy of District Connections.