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An Ode to Living in D.C.

National Cathedral at night

Some of us get up every work day and take the Metro, quickly finding ourselves standing on a platform waiting 10 minutes to board, as two trains pass without stopping. Others take a bus downtown that breaks down or gets …

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Gonzaga School Bus in 1923

Gonzaga school bus

This is an old clip from the Washington Post that we dug up from September 30th, 1923. It shows an old school bus that Gonzaga had procured to transport their athletic teams around the city and region.

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2324 Tracy Place: Outstanding Value in Kalorama

Kalorama home advertisement

Check out this cool advertisement from June 9th, 1929 (just before the Great Depression). It’s for a nice home in Kalorama. And below is what it looks like today, sold in December of 2012 for a cool $2.2 million. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?cbp=12,183,,0,0&layer=c&panoid=-dOo-vwq9S9zXiZIRKJQEg&cbll=38.916284,-77.05216&dg=opt&ie=UTF8&ll=38.884085,-77.010727&spn=0.36506,0.706558&t=m&z=11&source=embed&output=svembed]

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Cars Parked Along Railroad Tracks on Virginia Ave.

1939 photograph next to the railroad tracks

This is an old photo showing a row of parked cars along Virginia Ave. SW. Check out the Google Street View below. Source: Shorpy [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?cbp=12,87.63,,0,4.65&layer=c&panoid=AbrZdO7-MJlqHhyJ3styhA&cbll=38.8855,-77.021597&dg=opt&ie=UTF8&ll=38.853612,-76.980515&spn=0.341689,0.724411&t=m&z=11&source=embed&output=svembed]

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