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Believe me, this came as a shock to us as well when we came across an article in the Washington Post about renaming the...

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng  At a first glance, there is nothing monumental about 1625 K Street NW. A bland building...

Who was Mr. Woodley, you're probably wondering. Well unlike Mr. Cleveland's eponymous neighborhood one stop past Woodley on the red line, this neighborhood was not...
Charles Lindbergh with his plane, the Spirit of St. Louis

Charles Lindbergh was celebrated with a huge parade in Washington, D.C. upon returning from his historic 1927 transatlantic flight.
February 1930. Washington, D.C. "Army Airship C-41 lands on Mall and airmen, led by Brigadier General William J. Flood of the 19th Airship Company, place wreath at Lincoln Memorial, honoring Lincoln's Birthday."

Check out this cool image from 1930. This is a military C-41 blimp floating near the Lincoln Memorial in honor of Abe Lincoln's birthday....
Bird's-eye view of Washington

Here's a cool bird's-eye view of the Capitol and the rest of Washington from 1872. Source: Library of Congress

There is a mystery smokestack on Capitol Hill. You may have seen it behind St. Peter's Church at 2nd and C St. SE. Below...

On November 17th, 1927 a large tornado ripped through the area, destroying over 200 homes in D.C. and 300 structures in Alexandria. Up to...

With all the buzz about whether the H Street streetcar will happen or not, we thought it would be a great idea to share...