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Cairo Celebrates Its 1st 100 Years; Historic Building Lifted the District's Standards to New Heights
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The Washington Post (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Washington, D.C.
Author: Moretti, M Mindy
Date: Oct 20, 1994
Start Page: j.02
Section: WEEKLY - DISTRICT

Ward 2 council member Jack Evans read a ceremonial proclamation that declared it Cairo Day in the District. "The Cairo is a real monument in the area," Evans said.

To show how important the Cairo is to the area, the Dupont Circle residents association donated a check for $1,000 to Ross Elementary School for an after-school program. In return, Ross students sang "Happy Birthday" to the Cairo.

"The Cairo is rededicated as a towering symbol in the community we live in," said Louis Patierno, a member of the Cairo Centennial Committee.

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