Wednesday, January 21, 2015
THE ART OF THE CAPITAL CRESCENT GARAGE IN BETHESDA (PHOTOS)
Another unique aspect of this new garage, which opened yesterday, is the public art found inside. Mainly behind glass cases to shield it from exhaust particulates and vandals, it pays tribute to really Old Bethesda. We're talking about before Hot Shoppes and even the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Old old.
Developer StonebridgeCarras has already paid tribute to Bethesda's "founding father," William E. Darcy, above ground with its Darcy ultra-luxury condo (making him even with Fitzgerald in terms of luxury real estate). Now you'll find additional nods to Darcy below ground in this garage, and much earlier days in a very different downtown Bethesda. Even if Bethesda's Native Americans were actually here before that, and founded some of the most famous roads on these Bethesda maps...