Frager's Hardware, a gathering place on Capitol Hill and indispensable source of all things for DIY-ers, was destroyed by fire Wednesday evening. It's charred Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast facade was a magnet the next day for neighbors to chat about their loss. No cause of the fire has been determined.
(Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Frager's Hardware, a gathering place on Capitol Hill and indispensable source of all things for DIY-ers, was destroyed by fire Wednesday evening. It's charred Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast facade was a magnet the next day for neighbors to chat about their loss. No cause of the fire has been determined. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)