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In the Cartesian means relating to the French mathematician and philosopher Descartes, who, among other things, worked to merge algebra and Euclidean geometry. This work was influential to the development of analytic geometry, calculus, and cartography. The idea of this system was developed in 1637 in two writings by Descartes: Discourse on... Cartesian-coordinate-based street system of Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United States of America. Washington, D.C. is part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, which also includes... Washington, D.C., 14th Street refers to any of several north-south streets located 14 blocks east or west of the United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the building which serves as home for the legislative branch of the United States government. It is located atop Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The building is characterized by a central dome (inspired as much by St Pauls Cathedral, London, as... United States Capitol. They are distinguished by their The word quadrant can mean: A region of the Cartesian coordinate plane with a specific sign for the x and y coordinates: (+, +), (-, +), (-, -) or (-, +). It is the 2-dimensional case of an Orthant Another name for sextant Also see the Wiktionary entry on Quadrant. This is a disambiguation page — a... quadrant designations, namely, 14th Street, Color-enhanced USGS satellite image of Washington, DC, taken April 26, 2002. The black crosshairs in the image mark the quadrant divisions of Washington, with the U.S. Capitol at the center of the dividing lines. To the west of the Capitol extends the National Mall, visible as a slight... N.W., Northeast DC is the northeastern quadrant of the city, located north of East Capitol Street and east of North Capital Street. Northeast neighborhoods include Brentwood, Brookland, Marshall Heights, Stanton Park, Trinidad, Michigan Park, Riggs Park, Fort Totten, Fort Lincoln, Edgewood, and Woodridge, as well as much of Capitol Hill. It... N.E., Southwest DC is the southwestern quadrant of the city, located south of the National Mall and west of South Capital Street. The smallest quadrant of the city, Southwest is home to the Maine Avenue Fish Warf (the only open-air fish market in DC), the Washington Marina, LEnfant Plaza... S.W., and Southeast DC is the southeastern quadrant of the city, located south of East Capitol Street and east of South Capital Street. It has a rich cultural history, including the historic Anacostia neighborhood, the Navy Yard, the Anacostia River waterfront, the remains of several Civil War-era forts, RFK Stadium and... S.E.


The most famous 14th Street in the city is the segment of 14th Street, S.W. and N.W., running from the (Redirected from 14th Street Bridge) The 14th Street Bridge carries Interstate 395 and U.S. Highway 1 traffic across the Potomac River, connecting Arlington, Virginia and Washington DC. The bridge is also known for being the location of the Air Florida Flight 90 airplane crash on January 13, 1982. The... 14th Street Bridge to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center is a hospital run by the United States Army. It is part of the larger Walter Reed Health Care System, which includes some ten other hospitals. The center is named after Walter Reed, an army doctor who led the team which discovered that yellow fever... Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Northbound United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. It runs 2390 miles (3846 km) from Key West, Florida in the south to Fort Kent, Maine at the Canadian border in the north. It parallels Interstate 95, although for a longer... U.S. Highway 1 runs along 14th Street from the bridge to In Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United States of America. Washington, D.C. is part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, which also includes... Constitution Avenue, where it turns east with United States Highway 50 is an east-west United States highway. As the 0 in its route number suggests, US 50 is a coast-to-coast route, or at least nearly so. Signs at both termini give the Maryland to California distance as 3073 miles, though the exact mileage will... US 50. US 1 southbound used to use 15th Street, N.W. due to left turns being banned from westbound Constitution Avenue onto 14th Street, but it now uses the Ninth Street Tunnel, five blocks to the east. 14th Street crosses the Facing west across the Mall, with ones back towards the United States Capitol. The Washington Monument is visible in the background, with the dome of the National Gallery of Art reaching above the trees to the right. The National Mall (or just The Mall) in Washington, DC is an... National Mall and runs near the This page is about the official residence of the President of the USA. For other White Houses see White House (disambiguation). See also 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (musical). The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United... White House and through the western side of Washington's Logan Circle is a neighborhood in Washington, DC. The actual traffic circle is the intersection of 13th Street, P Street, and Rhode Island Avenue in Northwest, with a grassy area in the middle. In the past decade the area has become gentrified. Housing costs have soared. The commercial corridor along... Logan Circle neighborhood.


Until the late Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s - 1980s - 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s Years: 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 Contents // 1 Events and trends 1.1 Computers, technology 1.2 Science 1... 1980s, 14th Street was known primarily for its A red-light district is a neighborhood where prostitution is a common part of everyday life. The term was first recorded in the United States around 1890, and derives from the practice of placing a red light in the window to indicate to customers the (often illegal) nature of the... red-light district, located roughly between New York Avenue and K Street. However, rising land values pushed out the adult businesses. Now, with the gentrification of the neighborhoods through which it passes, 14th Street is known for live theater, cutting-edge art galleries, and trendy restaurants.


 
 

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