John de Ferrari

John de Ferrari is a native of Washington, D.C., whose mother was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He holds a Master's Degree in English Literature from Harvard University and works for the federal government in D.C. An avid local historian, de Ferrari researches and writes about Washington, D.C., architectural history for the blog, Streets of Washington. He has also done extensive research on his Oregon roots, including the achievements of his great aunt, Fern Hobbs.