Awesome Old Apartment Listings For Rent

We love digging through old newspaper classifieds to see these apartment listings. Check out a few of the ones we found this weekend.

How about a nice apartment in Dupont Circle for $125 a month? This one is the Rocksboro Apartment building at 1717 R St. NW on June 9th, 1961

1717 R St. NW - June 9th, 1961
1717 R St. NW – June 9th, 1961

How about a place on Meridian Hill near 16th and Fuller? This one is from the Park Meridian at 2637 16th St. NW, published in the Washington Post on Monday, May 30th, 1966.

Park Meridian advertisement - May 30th, 1966
Park Meridian advertisement – May 30th, 1966

Here are two older ones from July 3rd, 1932. These are ads for the Leland at 2012 O St. NW.

2012 O St. NW - July 3rd, 1932
2012 O St. NW – July 3rd, 1932
2012 O St. NW - July 3rd, 1932
2012 O St. NW – July 3rd, 1932

How about something from Georgetown, this time from May 14th, 1924.

Kew Gardens - May 14th, 1924
Kew Gardens – May 14th, 1924

Now for something a little more contemporary. This is an ad for the Chastleton on August 1st, 1990.

Chastleton advertisement - August 1st, 1990
Chastleton advertisement – August 1st, 1990

Here’s another great building and this advertisement is from September 24th, 1939.

Sedgewick Gardens advertisement - September 1st, 1939
Sedgewick Gardens advertisement – September 24th, 1939

 

 

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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.

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  • Ah the good old days. I wish I could pay that amount now.