First Look Inside the “Made in DC” Shop at the DC History Center in Apple’s Carnegie Library

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While Apple will occupy the first floor of the renovated Carnegie Library in Washington DC, and spent billions renovating the space, a fantastic new DC History Center on the second floor of the Carnegie Library is well worth a visit.

Exhibitions upstairs offer glimpses of old Washington, DC. Tucked inside, visitors will find a well-appointed gift shop that showcases products made by DC-based artisans and entrepreneurs as well as the stories behind the products.

Browse interesting accessories from DC-based artist Rose Jaffe along with paintings, jewelry, books, maps and more from a variety of entrepreneurs.

At the gift shop visitors can browse, touch and buy bags, cord keepers and accessories from DC’s Quavaro Artisans and learn more about the journey that took wife and husband team of Pial and Cesar from development professionals to DC fashion entrepreneurs.

Beginning May 11, 2019, visit the exhibits and DC history store on the second floor of the renovated Carnegie Library, 801 K Street, NW (between 7th and 9th streets at Mt. Vernon Square), Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10am to 7pm and Sundays, 12pm to 5pm.

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Jake is an expert on men’s style and fashion based in Washington, DC. He founded Modern Fellows in 2012 to get to know the entrepreneurs and innovative clothing and lifestyle brands helping men dress sharp in the digital age. He has published hundreds of articles on style and apparel, and regularly interviews small business CEOs and startup founders about industry trends. Jake has written about entrepreneurship, international business and fashion for outlets including Business Week, Forbes, Inc., Details Style Syndicate and Primer Magazine.

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