Originally, it was common to have children here named for precious items. It has become uncommon for this, but in honor of those passed in the war (since they were named for those things), some are still named this. The names here are still uncommon in the rest of Panem. Their names are now mostly words. Examples include: Maple, Oak, Rose, Bell, Mist ect.
Their fashions are sometimes intertwined with the Capitol's; mainly by upper class citizens.
Immigration isn't common here.
Mayor Angelo is current head of the district. In the time of The Republic of Panem, all mayors here have been from here except one from the Capitol.
They were responsible for making luxury items for the Capitol. Today, the industry is still common. Arts, clothing makeup, jewelry and other things similiar to the original industry a dominate here.
"District 1 makes the luxury goods that decorate and beautify our great Capitol. Its excellent taste and craftsmanship keep Capitol residents bewigged and bedazzled year-round."