1906 Advertisement for The Cairo Old Ads & Classifieds Mon Jul 15th, 2013 2 Comments The Cairo is one of the gems of D.C. and is an amazing building to see if you haven’t had the chance to visit it. Below is a cool ad we found for the building in 1906. The Cairo in 1906 Like Ghosts of DC on Facebook Get more GoDC posts by emailSign up to receive our great posts right in your inbox! Tags 1900s, real estate, The Cairo Amazon.com Widgets JustMy2Cents If the description off of the DC property database is to be believed, the building was built in 1895. Odd that a ten year old building required extensive renovation, perhaps Mr Catto is exaggerating a bit, perhaps there was a fire…. Any ideas what was done with the ballroom and other large common rooms – building is now a condo. Fabrisse I wish my apartment building had a Billiard Room and Cozy Buffet.