Monthly Archives: April 2012

Here's a cool advertisement for Budweiser in the Washington Times. This is from 1917 and what's interesting, of course, is that the sale of...
New Chevy Chase addition - December 14th, 1918 (Washington Times)

The Chevy Chase post last week was quite popular, so I'll add another one for the neighborhood. I came across an article in the Washington...

This is an odd story from the Washington Times. The paper reported on August 11th, 1908 the arrest of a young five-year-old. Yes, a...
Congress Heights advertisement - May 17th, 1902 (Washington Times)

Admittedly, I do not focus enough east of the river. I was doing a little digging around the Library of Congress archives and came...
Ghosts of DC store

Obviously I have an obsession with this blog, otherwise I wouldn't be doing this. But do you love the blog? If you do, you...
Washington streetcar circa 1890 (Library of Congress)

I am a self avowed history nerd. And I love Washington ... I think that is abundantly clear. Recently, at the Historical Society of Washington,...
Brookland homes advertisement in the Washington Post - May 10th, 1925

Here's an advertisement I found in the Washington Post. It's from the mid 1920s and row houses were being sold throughout Brookland. Check out...
Glover Park homes advertisement in Washington Post - October 14th, 1928

Here's a cool ad for homes in Glover Park in the late 1920s. The sample home was at 3833 Beecher St. NW, but the...
Colorado Building at 14th and G St. NW

Initially, this was going to be part of the previous post about Cathedral Highlands, but it was too good. This deserves it's own post....
Cathedral Highlands advertisement in the Washington Herald - June 23rd, 1907

It's been a little while since we've done a "Reader's Choice" post, so this one is for GoDCer Samantha, who tweeted the request to do...

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