There’s no doubt Brookland is extremely popular right now, and with good reason. After all, the area is gaining a real following for its tree-lined streets and its lively arts scene. But there’s plenty more to known about Brookland. Here are five little known facts:
While you’ve probably heard the moniker “Little Rome”, the nickname extends well beyond the boundaries of Catholic University of America. There’s also a functioning Franciscan Monastery in Brookland. It’s free to take your own tour or a guided tour.
Of course, there are plenty of historic sites beyond those tied to the Catholic faith. A CVS pharmacy in Brookland is actually on the National Register of Historic Places. If the pharmacy looks more like…