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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Exorcists Steps Designated as Historic Landmark

By Dustin Hartuv February 5, 2019

The Georgetown Exorcist Steps became recognized as a historic landmark after the Washington, D.C., Historic Preservation Review Board approved their application Jan. 24. The Prospect Street Citizens...

JULIA ALVEY FOR THE HOYA The Prospect Street Citizens Association filed a proposal to recognize the Georgetown Exorcist Steps as a Washington, D.C. historic landmark. The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will hear the case on Nov. 15.

Exorcist Steps May Gain Historic Landmark Distinction

By Dustin Hartuv November 9, 2018

The Washington, D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board is set to vote Nov. 15 on an application for the Georgetown Exorcist Steps, an outdoor staircase connecting Prospect Street and M Street, to become...

The Halcyon House, located on the corner of 34th and Prospect streets NW, is one of the supposedly haunted stops on the Ghosts of Georgetown tour, a mile-long trip following M Street and capturing the ghastly and ghoulish history of the neighborhood.

Exploring the Haunts of a Georgetown Past

By Lisa Burgoa November 3, 2015

The picture on the phone screen is blurry, but unmistakable: At a window, a silhouette materializes out of emerald light, its green, hollow eyes aimed fixedly at the camera. It resembles a specter of...

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The famed steep staircase, located on Prospect Street leading down to M Street, will receive official designation commemorating its role in “The Exorcist” today.

Exorcist Steps Receive Designation

By Ian Scoville October 30, 2015

In the 1973 horror film "The Exorcist," a priest leaps from of a window and tumbles to his death down a towering staircase. These famous 97 steps, cemented in film history, are just steps away from the...

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