1910s Photo of F St Between 6th and 7th

1910s Photo of F St Between 6th and 7th

Here’s a shot of the area around Gallery Place today. This is looking at the north side of F St. between 6th and 7th. Source: Library of Congress

Help Identify Date of Washington Monument Photo

Help Identify Date of Washington Monument Photo

Okay GoDCers, here’s a challenge for you. Ken sent this in a while back and wanted some assistance on dating this photo. He’s guessing sometime in the 1920s, but maybe someone out there in our community will have a more ...

Early National Cathedral Construction Photos

Early National Cathedral Construction Photos

Check out this great series of photos of the National Cathedral under construction. Most of these photos were taken between 1932 or 1933.   Source: Library of Congress

1920s Photo of 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue

1920s Photo of 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue

What a cool street scene on Pennsylvania Ave. This was taken some time in the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress

Logan Circle Aerial Photo in the 1920s

Logan Circle Aerial Photo in the 1920s

Here’s a photo of Logan Circle, probably some time in the 1920s (though it was named Iowa Circle until 1930). Source: Library of Congress

Union Station Reconstruction in the 1970s

Union Station Reconstruction in the 1970s

Check out this photo of Union Station being rehabilitated. Thankfully they saved it instead of knocking it down like they did so many other beautiful old buildings back then (i.e., look at everything in L’Enfant -… ugh). The photo below ...

Meridian Hill Park Being Built

Meridian Hill Park Being Built

Meridian Hill Park was largely the vision of Mary Foote Henderson. So, we have her to thank for the great park sitting at the crest of 16th and Euclid with a sweeping view of the city. It’s one of the ...

Photo of Blair House Around 1918 as Private Residence

Photo of Blair House Around 1918 as Private Residence

Blair House is shown in the photo from around 1918, when it was still a private residence. It wasn’t purchased by the government until World War II, in 1942. Source: Library of Congress

Little Girls Playing Next to West Wing

Little Girls Playing Next to West Wing

Times sure were different. You’re never going to see something like this again, but at the time, the White House was fairly accessible. The photo below was taken in 1938 and shows two young girls playing on the bannister on ...

Amazing 1860s View from Capitol Hill

Amazing 1860s View from Capitol Hill

Amazing 19th Century Photo of the White House

Amazing 19th Century Photo of the White House

Riggs Bank & The Department of Justice in 1888

Riggs Bank & The Department of Justice in 1888

Roland Ford: White House Police Officer and Crack Shot

Roland Ford: White House Police Officer and Crack Shot

Beautiful 1857 White House and Conservatory Photo

Beautiful 1857 White House and Conservatory Photo

Rare Photo of Hay-Adams House in 1888

Rare Photo of Hay-Adams House in 1888

Rare Photo of White House Stables

Rare Photo of White House Stables

White House on a Snowy Night in 1907

White House on a Snowy Night in 1907

Can You Identify This Street from 1900?

Can You Identify This Street from 1900?

Photos of the New Willard Hotel in the Early 1900s

Photos of the New Willard Hotel in the Early 1900s

Photo of Old 1907 Steel Girder K Street Bridge Over Rock Creek

Photo of Old 1907 Steel Girder K Street Bridge Over Rock Creek

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