Here is a series of old advertisements for the great Cairo Building at 1615 Q St. NW.

November 2nd, 1921
November 2nd, 1928
November 19th, 1922
November 19th, 1922
August 6th, 1922
August 6th, 1922
February 18th, 1919
February 18th, 1919

 

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.
  • Clark

    “Always a breeze at the Cairo,” huh? I’ll bet the lower floor residents would have something to say about that. Thanks for posting!