Dupont Circle

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This is a cool PBS video dug up by GoDCer Joe and sent along to share with all of you. You may have already seen this, but if you haven't, you'll love this. http://vimeo.com/116551250 Pretty gre...

View of 5 Dupont Circle NW where President William H. Taft once lived. FOR RENT signs are taped into the first floor windows. Image also includes partial views of 4 and 6 Dupont Circle.

Here's a terrific old photo of former President and Chief Justice William Howard Taft's home on Dupont Circle. The photo was taken in 1913 and is situated on the north side of the circle. Sadly, the h...

1919 Dupont Circle

Check out this great map of Dupont Circle in 1919. At the intersection of Connecticut and N St. you can see what used to be the British Embassy. Source: Library of Congress

Connecticut and N St. NW

This is the intersection of 18th, N St. and Connecticut Ave. in 1929 before the Great Depression. Source: Library of Congress And, here's a shot of Florida Ave. and 21st St. Source: L...

1919 map of Dupont and Farragut

This is what south of Dupont Circle and Farragut looked like in 1919, before the Mayflower was built. Source: Library of Congress

advertisement for The Toronto - 1920

How would you like to live right off of Dupont Circle for $45 per month? Not a bad deal. This advertisement from Sunday, August 15th, 1920 gives you that option. Oh, before you go, make sure you read ...

Blaine Mansion 1900

This is a terrific photo of Blaine Mansion in Dupont Circle around 1900. Now, this is where you go to get some great pizza and beer and Pizzeria Paradiso. Source: Shorpy

Dupont Circle metro

Unfortunately, I didn't find a larger version of this image, but it's still pretty cool to see. Source: Rare Vintage Photos of Washington, D.C.

real estate listings - December 17th, 1877

Source: Library of Congress We came across this advertisement in the December 17th, 1877 Evening Star. Luckily, the home on P Street is still there and you can have 1523 P St. for a cool $1,085...

1708 Q St. NW

Here's a cool ad from The Evening Star. This was published in their Friday, May 4th, 1906 edition. The house at 1708 Q St. NW was for sale, and it could be acquired for the sum of $13,000. What a deal...

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