Adams Morgan

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 Parkway. Source: Dig DC

Difficult to believe this ... really difficult, but back in 1892, what is now Adams Morgan, was very rural. Less jumbo slices, more trees. You probably can't even recognize this, with no 18th St. and ...

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 Mintwood Place could have been yours. Even taking into consideration i...

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 listed on April 9th. Oh, and the original name for Adams Morgan was Washington...

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 what we now call Adams Morgan, then called Washington Heights.

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 strip, and has done so since the current patrons were in diapers. It...

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 Street (Florida Avenue) as it looked in 1903.

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 Adams Morgan, en route to the Duke Ellington Bridge (formerly ...

The Evening Star - June 22nd, 1901

Here's another chance to read a full page from an old newspaper. We spend hours scanning these for interesting stories and information and our new "In The Paper" series allows you to enjoy getting los...

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