Luxury Apartments at 1500 Mass. Ave for $109.50 Tom Old Ads & Classifieds Tue Mar 12th, 2013 2 Comments Wow, this will make you choke. The ad is from January 26th, 1969 in the Washington Post. 1500 Mass. Ave advertisement – January 26th, 1969 (Washington Post) You know the building. You’ve probably passed it many times, or maybe you know someone that lives there. Check it out on Google Street View. View Larger Map Amazon.com Widgets email Tags 1960s, Massachusetts Ave. NW del2124 Damn, that building is ugly. Ian That actually comes out to just over $700 in today’s dollars. So given that studios at 1500 Mass now go for $1,550, in real terms, prices have risen by just 2.4% per year.