Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Street scene, 15th and G Streets near Riggs National Bank." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Photos like this can suck up an hour of my time. I just love looking at these. Click on it for a larger version. This...

early 1900s view of 11th and Pennsylvania

What do you see in this photo of Pennsylvania Avenue? It's an amazing scene from the early 1900s, where you can see the Willard...

June 28, 1919. "Motor Truck Parade, Pennsylvania Avenue." Held on Motor Transportation Day under the auspices of the Washington Automotive Trade Association. At left we have another appearance on these pages by a Witt-Will conveyance. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Here's a great old photo of trucks on parade, going down Pennsylvania Ave. towards the White House. Click on it for a larger version. Source:...

December 28, 1925. "G.J. Mueller Fire." A five-alarm fire at George J. Mueller Candy Co. in Chinatown at 336 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., in view of the Capitol. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Here's an article from The Washington Post in 1925 about a nasty fire in a candy company building on Pennsylvania Avenue just after Christmas. A Spectacular...

Looking down Pennsylvania Avenue

When was this photo taken? Can you help date it, because it wasn't properly labeled. It appears to be the view down Pennsylvania Avenue...

View from Pennsylvania Avenue NW looking east towards the buildings on the east side of 15th Street as well as the southeast corner of 15th and G Streets. Streetcars and horses and wagons are on streets.

I'm trying to make out where this is today. 15th, Pennsylvania, and G St. don't really intersect. Can you help out and add your...

March 1925. Washington, D.C. "Pennsylvania Avenue." Lots of Shorpy landmarks here. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

This is such a great old photo. Click on it for a much more detailed version. Source: Shorpy

Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania Avenue, high view of the avenue looking east

Check out this incredible view of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress

Landscape drawing shows storefronts on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC between 22nd and 23rd streets. A shopkeeper stands in the doorway of one of the buildings. Women are on the sidewalk. A car is parked at the curb.

What a beautiful drawing from the 1920s. This was done by Susan Brown Chase. Source: Library of Congress  

Brown's Indian Queen Hotel

Below is a painting of Brown's Indian Queen Hotel situated on Pennsylvania Avenue. Source: Library of Congress The hotel was located on the northwest corner of...

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