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Will Preservationists Fight For Watergate-Era Parking Garage?

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Parking spaces in suburban garages are rarely the sort of spots that end up on the National Register of Historic Places. However, parking spot 32D in a Rosslyn garage may be able to make a legitimate claim for preservation as it's the spot where Bob Woodward met Deep Throat for continued information on the Watergate burglary. Developer Monday Properties is looking to redevelop the garage and office building as condos and are looking to demolish the building. The history of the spot clearly isn't lost on them as they've talked of commemorating its role in the Nixon resignation with a plaque on the new building. Still, is that going to be enough? Vote in our poll after the jump. Do you think a parking garage, no matter how infamous, is worth fighting to preserve?

Poll results


· Deep Throat's Parking Garage To Be Demolished [Mother Jones]
· Planned Redevelopment Will Demolish Watergate Garage [ARLnow]
· Spot where Bob Woodward and 'Deep Throat' met would be torn down for new development [WBJ]