Here’s an old ad from the roaring 20s. email
Here’s an old advertisement for Chevy Chase Gardens.
Before the Kennedy Center opening, the National Symphony Orchestra would perform at D.A.R. Constitution Hall. Below is an advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on November 22nd, 1963 with a quote from President Kennedy.
This is an advertisement in The Washington Post, from November 22nd, 1963. You could fly to Houston from Friendship (now BWI) for only $81.15 plus tax.
Not a bad deal. Two-bedroom for $175 per month back in 1963. This advertisement was in The Washington Post on November 22nd, 1963. The day Kennedy was in Dallas.
What a cool old advertisement for Silver Spring Park, printed in The Washington Times on July 14th, 1907.
Here’s an advertisement for Bloomingdale homes from April 15th, 1906. This was printed in The Washington Times. Here are those Bloomingdale homes today.
How would you like to live right off of Dupont Circle for $45 per month? Not a bad deal. This advertisement from Sunday, August 15th, 1920 gives you that option. Oh, before you go, make sure you read this crazy ...
Our apartment directory listings from 1911 and 1914 were immensely popular, so we dug up another one to share with GoDCers. Here’s one from March 20th, 1907, listing homes for rent in Washington.
We received an email the other day from Stuart asking about 1529 14th St. NW, now the location of the Matrix. After a quick search, we came up with about 100 advertisements in 1930-1931 for Hawkins Motors, which was located ...
We’re getting close to the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination. In days before, we’re digging through the newspapers to see what was happening in regular day-to-day Washington. Here’s an ad from exactly 50 years ago today.
This is so cool! Check out this advertisement for homes in Adams Morgan and Mt. Pleasant. This was printed on December 7th, 1907 in The Evening Star.
Check out this cool series of advertisements for Mt. Pleasant, printed in The Washington Times on October 17th, 1915.
Here’s some sexy lingerie for you, circa 1907. This was printed in The The Evening Star on January 5th, 1908.
Check out this cool ad for NCS back in 1909. School opened pretty late back then, huh?
Anybody remember this place? This is an old ad that we dug up from The Washington Post in 1967. Three bucks for dinner!
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, ...
This is an advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on Wednesday, October 23rd, 1963 — exactly 50 years ago today. It’s so sad that developers destroyed basically all of southwest to “modernize it” with these brutalist, Soviet-looking buildings.
Look at this old classified advertisement from The Washington Post from exactly 25 years ago. This was printed on Friday, October 21st, 1988 and if you were the one who purchased one of these homes, you probably are sitting pretty right now. ...
Check out this old classified page from The Washington Post. It’s from 1981 and checking out the prices will make you nauseous. See any addresses that you recognize? … or maybe even yours?