Columbia Heights

This is an incredible old map from 1887 showing today's Mt. Pleasant and Columbia Heights. You have to click on this for greater details. You'll be a little confused by the old street names, so...

Columbia Heights

It's not possible for one to argue that Columbia Heights has been catapulted to the epicenter of gentrification and real estate renaissance over the last decade. It's certainly brought back economic l...

northeast corner of 14th and Irving St. NW

How amazing is this photo? You are looking from the southwest corner, where the Metro entranceĀ is today, across the street towards the other Metro entrance and the BB&T bank. It's incredible to se...

1919 map of Columbia Heights

How cool is this old map of Columbia Heights and 16th St. NW? Click on it for a much larger version and start exploring to see what you recognize. Who knows ... maybe you'll see your place. There are ...

What a cool map. We posted one last week showing the area around Tenleytown as it looked on an 1892 map. The area covered in the map includes today's Columbia Heights, Park View, and a little Mt. Plea...

Columbia Heights in 1903

Check this sweet map out. The whole area is really undeveloped, and the streets still have the old names (read about the name changes). Share this on Facebook with your friends, and make sure you clic...

Columbia Heights homes for sale - 1911

What a sweet deal! This is an awesome old advertisement from the Washington Times, published on October 28th, 1911. This appears to be the row of homes on the east side of 14th St. NW, between ...

1907 map of Mount Pleasant

What a fascinating map of a rather undeveloped Mount Pleasant in 1907. You can also see across 16th St. into what is now better known as Columbia Heights.

This is a fascinating real estate section to study. Click on it for greater detail and check out the ads for homes in Mt. Pleasant, Cleveland Park and Columbia Heights.

Irving Street Garage Co. advertisement in the Washington Times

Here's an advertisement from the Washington Times that caught my eye. This was published on April 10th, 1920. This garage was located where DC USA is today. Related articles The Chastleton: Parlor...

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