Check Out Union Station in the Twenties

Check Out Union Station in the Twenties

Wow, this is such a cool old photo from the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress

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Columbia Heights Building Boom Could Have Started in 1996

Columbia Heights Building Boom Could Have Started in 1996

It’s not possible for one to argue that Columbia Heights has been catapulted to the epicenter of gentrification and real estate renaissance over the last decade. It’s certainly brought back economic life to a part of the city that previously ...

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What Did Fruit Vendors Look Like in the 1920s?

What Did Fruit Vendors Look Like in the 1920s?

How cool is this photo of D.C. from 1921. You’ll notice that the YMHA (Young Men’s Hebrew Association) building is in this too. This is the 400 block of 11th St. NW. Source: Library of Congress

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1932 Capitol Hill Corner Market

1932 Capitol Hill Corner Market

This is a great old photo of the United Food Stores market at 6th and A St. SE in 1932. Source: Shorpy And, below is the same building today on Google Street View.

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Magnificent Lost Methodist Church on C Street

Magnificent Lost Methodist Church on C Street

What a beautiful old church, which was sadly destroyed in the name of progress. Ugh. Source: Shorpy

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What Did Hains Point Look Like in the 1920s?

What Did Hains Point Look Like in the 1920s?

Source: Library of Congress And this is the same area in today’s Google Street View.

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Remember the Munsey Building at 13th and Pennsylvania?

Remember the Munsey Building at 13th and Pennsylvania?

It’s a sad fact that much of D.C. was demolished from the 1950s through the 1980s. It’s a damn shame, but everything was in the name of progress. Source: Flickr user Smithsonian Source: Streets of Washington Our role model, John DeFerrari ...

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What Did Thomas Circle Look Like in 1920?

What Did Thomas Circle Look Like in 1920?

This is such an incredible photo of Thomas Circle in the 1920s. I love this. Click on it for a larger version and study it for a while. Source: Library of Congress

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What an Amazing View of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s

What an Amazing View of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s

Check out this incredible view of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress

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1920s Interior Photo of the Capitol Dome

1920s Interior Photo of the Capitol Dome

How great is this old photo from the 1920s? It shows the inside structure of the Capitol Dome. Source: Library of Congress

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