This is an old image of the Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Ave., some time in the mid to late 1920s.

The Mayflower Hotel (Library of Congress)
The Mayflower Hotel (Library of Congress)
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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.
  • Kathleen Franklin

    Cool! Look how some of the windows appear to have awnings over them. I wonder if patrons could open their windows and somehow pull those down in some fashion. I’d imagine that none of the windows can open now.

  • Sheila

    Boy that Hotel was huge.