Very Different Georgetown Waterfront in 1920s

Very Different Georgetown Waterfront in 1920s

This photo of the Georgetown waterfront was probably taken in the 1910s or 1920s. You’re not going to see any drunk Georgetown students wandering around in this one. Source: Library of Congress

1911 Postcard of Connecticut Avenue Bridge

1911 Postcard of Connecticut Avenue Bridge

One of our original readers, Ben, sent along a link to a great Flickr collection of D.C. postcards. You have to check them out. Below is one of our favorites, showing the Connecticut Avenue Bridge, looking south, in 1911.

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

Little Girls Playing Next to West Wing

Little Girls Playing Next to West Wing

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?

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