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

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