Cleveland Park

You may or may not be aware of this, but in the early days, Cleveland Park was referred to as Cleveland Heights (i.e., Columbia Heights, and Adams Morgan formerly known as Washington Heights). Belo...

Washington Post - August 5th, 1928

Here's an old ad from the roaring 20s.

3033 Ordway St. NW

Sigh. How does looking at this advertisement make you feel? This was printed on Leap Day, February 29th, 1948. Source: Washington Post

Cleveland Park in 1919

GoDCer Charlie requested this the other day via Facebook and we wanted to oblige. It's a map of Connecticut Avenue from 1919 Source: Library of Congress Source: Library of Congress

1927 ad for Standard Plumbing Fixtures

Here's a slightly humorous, and probably not uncommon today, article from the Washington Post, printed on May 13th, 1927. Plumbing fixtures, valued at $1,150, were stolen during the last two weeks fr...

North Cleveland Park homes for sale

Check out this great old advertisement from 1927. It shows a row of homes on the northwest corner of 38th and Veazey Streets. And, check out the Google Street View of the same houses today. Pretty coo...

Marjorie Morris Sinclair interview

I love when this stuff happens. GoDCer Steve did a little Googling and came up with this amazing piece of Internet gold. Remember Marjorie Morris? The intrepid young Washingtonian, noted for her adven...

Park and Shop on Connecticut Avenue in Cleveland Park

If you live in Cleveland Park, or have ever seen a movie at the Uptown, you will recognize the photo below. This is the Park and Shop at Connecticut Ave. and Ordway St. It was built in 1930 as one ...

This is a great tale to share with your friends, especially if you work on the Hill. I credit GoDCer and frequent suggester of excellent stories, Marty, with this one. Here's an article from th...

neon sign Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park (tawbaware.com)

It's been a while since our last "Three Things..." post, so we queried the Twitterverse for GoDC suggestions on our next one. DrCapsFan, an old school GoDCer (i.e, a follower since week two) threw out...

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