Dominique Dawes Childhood Home in Silver Spring, MD

Real Estate Agent with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc MD 82788

During this Summer Olympic Season . . . 

Dominique Dawes Childhood Home Silver Spring TakomaDo you remember when Dominique Dawes caused a lot of excitement, got our attention and made us swell with pride in the USA, the state of Maryland and especially in Silver Spring and Takoma Park! 

Dominique Dawes was a member of the 1996 Gold Medal Olympic Team, The Magnificent 7, where she also became the first African-American to win an individual event medal with her bronze on floor. Her coach and teammates called her "Awesome Dawesome."

Dominique was born in 1976 in Silver Spring, Maryland.  She grew up in this brick, Colonial Style house, circa early 1940's in Silver Spring, MD 20910.  The house sits on the border of Silver Spring and Takoma Park. 

She attended Blair High School at the original Old Blair Campus in Silver Spring on Wayne Avenue. Her father, Don Dawes sold this house in the Fall of 2006 for 415,000

Dominique purchased a townhome in the Tivoli Neighborhood of Silver Spring in 1997 and owned that house until she sold it in 2015.   She moved to Bethesda Md where she currently resides with her husband and Children. Today, Dominique runs the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg, Md.


It was announced recently that a sculpture of Dominique Dawes will be placed at the future Silver Spring Recreation and Aquatic Center, which will also house the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame.

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Comments (3)

Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

It's nice to know the humble beginnings of it but we think of as heroes and legends. :

Jul 31, 2021 05:58 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Debbie - a terrific combination of  human interest, Summer Olympic memories and local Silver Spring area real estate.  Nicely pulled together.  

Aug 01, 2021 02:17 AM
Charles Ross - eXp Realty LLC
eXp Realty LLC Salina Group - Salina, KS
Love To Help People

Wow things you didnt know. Thank you for sharing. Have a wonderful day and a blessed weekend.


Mar 04, 2023 02:07 AM