Photo and Ad of the Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill

Here’s a photo that we found at the Library of Congress. It shows the old Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill in the late 1930s.

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The Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill, Washington, D.C.
The Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill, Washington, D.C.

Source: Library of Congress

And here’s an advertisement for the hotel that we found in The Washington Post from 1939.

1939 Mayflower advertisement
1939 Mayflower 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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