Peek Inside Subterranean Tunnels Deep Beneath Washington, DC

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No, it's not the setting for a new horror movie, though that's not a bad idea, considering we're talking 75,000 square feet of tunnels and trolley stations that have been virtually abandoned for the past 50 years beneath Dupont Circle.

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The Arts Coalition for the Dupont Underground has signed on to transform this abandoned labyrinth into a venue for "presenting, producing, and promoting cutting-edge arts, architecture, design, and creative endeavors" — but ahead of what's sure to be a dramatic facelift, PBS Digital Studios' cool, hidden-history web series Unusual Spaces paid it a visit. Check out the video below, which investigates the tunnels' history and offers a glimpse down below.

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Via Laughing Squid.

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AlienJazzCat
AlienJazzCat

nothin but this going on down there, i expect