Kathleen Lane, visiting architecture lecturer, was quoted in a Washington Post Magazine story on the D.C. neighborhood of Swampoodle. See below.
From: Washington Post Magazine Date: Sept. 26, 2014 Author: Amy Rogers Nazarov
St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church19 I St. NW
Desperate to escape the potato famine, tens of thousands of Irish came to Washington in the mid-1840s, says Kathleen Lane, visiting lecturer at Catholic University's School of Architecture and Planning. "The Jesuits saw an opportunity to create a church close to the Capitol," says Lane, whose ancestors were among those immigrants. The church, as well as the Capitol, features paintings by Italian American artist Constantino Brumidi.