Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

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If you don't live in or close to 16th Street Heights, you probably don't know where it is. Okay, you know it's near 16th...
Oak View - home of President Cleveland - Oct. 3, 1897

We're guessing a good number of you know the answer to this. There's also a good group of you who don't know, are quite curious,...
Arlington County in the 1700s

How cool is this old map of Arlington? It shows Arlington County as it looked in the 18th century. By the way, do you...

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng. I’ve been to D.C.’s Chinatown a number of times. I even remember passing the Wok and...
October 29, 1925. Washington, D.C. "Melvin Jones, 5, who pierced heart with scissors."

Here's a super crazy story. The boy below is Melvin Jones, five years old, who lived at 210 9th St. NE with his family....
Washington, D.C. Scott Circle

This is a terrific old photo of Scott Circle at night in April of 1943. Check out this great post showing the circle in...
Washington, D.C. Street corner, 7th Street and Florida Avenue, N.W.

Here is a shot of a woman waiting for the streetcar just west of 7th St. on Florida Ave., NW, taken in 1942 The...
AERIAL VIEW OF WEST/FRONT AND NORTH/SIDE FACADES, LOOKING SOUTHEAST (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT): VA-1272 Ball Building, 1437 N. Court House Road. VA-1273 Jesse Building, 1423-27 N. Court House Road. VA-1276 Jesse-Hosmer Building, 1419 N. Court House Road. VA-1275 Moncure (Adams, Porter, Radigan) Building, N. 1415 Court House Road. VA-1274 Rucker Building, N. 1403 Court House Road. - Lawyers' Row Block, North Court House Road between Fourteenth & Fifteenth Streets, Arlington, Arlington County, VA

Do you recognize this part of Arlington? You're looking down down N Courthouse Rd. From the cars in the photo, I'm guessing that this...
front facade of the Whitelaw

We came across this headline in The Evening Star, printed on November 22nd, 1919. It announced the completion of The Whitelaw Hotel (Wikipedia) at 13th...