Old Ads & Classifieds

These are old ads and classifieds from Washington, D.C. newspapers.

This is so cool. Make sure you click on it for greater details and scan through the whole thing. See any buildings that you...

The Parkside - 1702 Summit Pl. NW

Oh, things sure were different. Check out these great apartment advertisements from July 3rd, 1932. These were printed in The Washington Post. Below is an ad...

real estate listings - July 21st, 1916

We came across some old real estate listings from The Washington Post, printed on July 21st, 1916. The last few times that we posted listings,...

Wesley Heights -1891

Check out this great old advertisement from The Washington Post in 1891.

The Washington Herald - August 31st, 1919

Here are two old advertisements from 1919 that we dug up, featuring the Institute for Physical Development.  

Hillbrook advertisement 1918

We've never featured Hillbrook, so here's our first item uncovered for the neighborhood. If you're from the area, or know someone that lives there,...

Check out this bizarre advertisement from January 8th, 1922. Source: Library of Congress

December 31st, 1949

This is a cool New Year's advertisement that we found in The Washington Post December 31st, 1949. Click on it for a larger version.

Check out this advertisement from 1911 showing the beautiful development popping up around Sheridan Circle.

Howard University of 1919

Check out this great old advertisement that we dug up in The Washington Times from September 7th, 1919. Source: Library of Congress

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