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Arlington, Virginia: Deep Throat's Parking Garage

Watergate landmark, where Mark Felt ("Deep Throat") met with Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward, leading to Richard Nixon's resignation. Developer wants to demolish it; see it now. Historical marker out front.

Address:
N. Nash St., Arlington, VA
Directions:
Downtown, just across the river from Washington, DC. The historical marker stands outside the parking garage, which is on the west side of N. Nash St. just north of its intersection with Wilson Blvd. The parking spot where all the rendezvous took place is inside the garage, space D-32.
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X marks the spot.

Deep Throat's Parking Garage

It's still there! We are in town for work. Tonight we walked down to the (empty and very creepy) parking garage and located parking spot D-32! No sign there, so we exited the garage and started to walk back to our hotel and came across the historical marker, a little ways away from the garage. Very cool!

[Shelly Duffer, 06/01/2024]

X marks the spot where "Deep Throat" met with Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward, leading to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Deep Throat's Parking Garage

The garage still stands as of summer 2021 -- the demolition has not been carried out yet, all these years later.

[Kurt Deion / kurtshistoricsites.com, 08/08/2021]

Watergate historical marker for Deep Throat.

Deep Throat's Parking Garage

I visited this historic site on Sunday. The building is slated for redevelopment, but the marker is outside on the sidewalk, so it will remain even after the building is razed and something else takes its place.

[Kate Schwarz, 06/25/2014]
Deep Throat's Parking Garage

The Arlington County Board announced that the garage where "Deep Throat" met reporter Bob Woodward will be razed to make way for "a residential tower and a commercial building."

According to msn.com, the historical marker that was placed at the garage in 2011 will be saved, and the landowner has promised to "create a commemorative memorial to the Watergate events."

[Kurt Deion, 06/16/2014]

Deep Throat Garage.

Deep Throat's Parking Garage

Plenty of metered parking around the area. Getting inside the Deep Throat rendevous garage is easy but it appeared that the doors to the elevators were controlled by security passes. You can still take the stairs down to get to the spot. The column next to D-32 is marked with yellow and black tape and an old newspaper article documenting when Felt came forward in 2005 and said where this rendezvous point was.

Garage is rather creepy on Sunday afternoons, but it shows why this was the perfect place to meet!

[Lora, 12/01/2011]
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