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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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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.