Great Photo of Blaine Mansion in 1900

This is a terrific photo of Blaine Mansion in Dupont Circle around 1900. Now, this is where you go to get some great pizza and beer and Pizzeria Paradiso.

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Blaine Mansion 1900
Blaine Mansion 1900

Source: Shorpy

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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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  • ellen rafferty

    Hello Tom … I really enjoy your site since I was a native Washingtonian for the first 55 years of my life. After I retired from the feds I moved away but your site brings back wonderful memories of my life. I’m writing you today about the Blaine Mansion at Dupont Circle. My memory of that building dates back to the late 50’s, early 60’s when my mother took me there to get my eyes examined since the eye doctor we went to had his office in that building. Cant remember the dr.’s name but he had this huge roll top desk full of individual lenses and this gadget he put on your head where he put the individual lenses to build your glasses. It was so cool.

    • Tom

      Thanks so much for sharing your story Ellen. Glad you enjoy the site!