Adams Morgan

Exterior of the Knickerbocker on opening day, 1917

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng Winter storms like hurricanes are regularly named every year. This naming practice, however, was not always...

View of a group of hikers walking alongside Rock Creek to the left and an embankment that leads up to the right upon which can be seen a row of buildings. Location is to the west and downhill from the 2800 block of Adams Mill Road NW.

Do you recognize this part of Rock Creek Park? If I'm not mistaken, it's near the entrance to the National Zoo on Rock Creek...

Difficult to believe this ... really difficult, but back in 1892, what is now Adams Morgan, was very rural. Less jumbo slices, more trees....

Washington Heights Home for Sale

Imagine living blocks from Adams Morgan's 18th Street, owning a home that cost just $8,500. If you were around in 1904, a home on...

1832 Biltmore St. NW

How would you like an apartment for $37.50 per month? You could do that back in 1908, like this ad in the Washington Post...

homes on Kalorama Rd. in Washington Heights

This is a great old ad from The Evening Star on December 13th, 1902. It shows a bunch of homes on Kalorama Rd., in...

1907 map of Washington Heights

Look at all the empty lots in what would become weekend crazytown for drunk 20-somethings.

Madam's Organ

It's highly likely you have been to the D.C. institution known as Madam's Organ at 2461 18th St. NW. It anchors the Adams Morgan...

1903 map of Kalorama and Washington Heights

Washington Heights (Adams Morgan) and Kalorama were both very undeveloped back when this map was made. It shows the area just north of Boundary...

Ghost Dog visits the Duke Ellington Bridge

Ghost Dog went on another walk this past weekend to seek out three more stories for the GoDC community. This time, she passed through...

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