Housing for Uncle Sam’s War Workers

Here’s a cool old advertisement from World War II. It’s for Naylor Gardens, McLean Gardens, and Seminary Heights. At the time, these were large housing developments for the booming population of the city due to the war, down in Southeast, Northwest, and Arlington, respectively.

Naylor Gardens advertisement
Naylor Gardens advertisement

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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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