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To capture the authentic spirit of the District, the newly unveiled D.C. commemorative stamp depicts a set of Shaw row houses in its right quadrant. But the U.S. Postal Service won’t specify where the actual houses are. “It’s simply a privacy issue,” says spokesperson Don Smeraldi. Shaw residents, however, weren’t satisfied with simply knowing that the houses lie somewhere in their neighborhood. The afternoon of the unveiling, Cardozo Shaw Neighborhood Association President Bryan Martin Firvida set out to find the exact row as seen on the stamp, even sending out an appeal to neighbors to ‘fess up and identify their properties. By the end of the day, he says, he’d spotted the houses on T Street NW—though he won’t give the precise location, either. Outsiders may have more of a problem finding the exact locale: “One of the houses has been repainted,” Martin Firvida says. “It doesn’t look like that anymore.” —Sarah