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The debate over height limits in the District goes back to the Cairo Apartment Building on Q Street NW built in 1894, but how tall it is isn't the most interesting thing about it. That would be the crazy brother of its owner who killed a few people (including his wife) and caused such a sensation that 10,000 extra copies of the Washington Post were printed to fill demand. Click over for the full story. [TheLocationBlog via CurbedInbox]

The Cairo

1615 Q Street NW, Washington D.C.,