Now this is cool. And, it’s probably something that makes you a little nauseous, paying that ridiculous $2,300 in rent today. Check out the handy Washington Times pocket directory of apartments from 1914. Some of the buildings are still around (most notably, The Cairo), so you can do your rent comparisons.

Washington Times pocket directory of apartments - 1914
Washington Times pocket directory of apartments – 1914
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.