A View of Old Washington Down Pennsylvania Avenue Faces & Places of Yesterday, Featured Thu May 16th, 2013 3 Comments Here is another excellent photo of Pennsylvania Ave., also from the 1920s. We did a little Googling for this one too and came across it here. view down Pennsylvania Ave. NW Like Ghosts of DC on Facebook Get more GoDC posts by emailSign up to receive our great posts right in your inbox! Tags 1920s, Pennsylvania Ave. NW, traffic Amazon.com Widgets http://danmcq.com/ Dan McQuade Great photo bigjoeyta202 any idea what the name of the hotel on the left is next to the Polis theater? ET Pretty sure that is the 1400 block of Penn. where the Pershing Park or Freedom Plaza is. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/npc2008011269/ As for the hotel I think it might be the Grand Hotel. There is a digitized version of the 1917 Rand McNally Washington Guide with some of the hotels and big attraction. Poli’s is on there and the Grand is at the corner of 15th and Penn.