Daily Archives: Feb 7, 2013

Park and Shop on Connecticut Avenue

Park and Shop on Connecticut Avenue in Cleveland Park

If you live in Cleveland Park, or have ever seen a movie at the Uptown, you will recognize the photo below. This is the Park and Shop at Connecticut Ave. and Ordway St. It was built in 1930 as one …

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1912 Map of Alexandria Waterfront

1912 map of Alexandria waterfront

We dug up this great old Sanborn fire insurance map of Alexandria from 1912. Take a look at the same area today on Google Maps. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=rosemont+arlington+va&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Rosemont,+Alexandria,+Virginia&gl=us&ll=38.819752,-77.073378&spn=0.005502,0.011362&t=m&z=14&output=embed]

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