Pennsylvania Ave. NW

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 five-alarm fire in the wholesale can...

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 towards the White House from the Capitol Dome. Source: Li...

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 ideas below in the comments? I think we're looking down Pennsylvania...

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 6th and Pennsylvania and was o...

President McKinley in Oakland (1901)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvoiCvJycmc What a cool video! This was a find on the Library of Congress website. Below is the description from the site. "This most excellent picture was secured ...

Exterior of Old National Hotel II

In keeping with the hotel theme this week, we wanted to share a little bit about the National Hotel, formerly situated at 6th and Pennsylvania Ave., across from where the Indian Queen was. The locatio...

1839 print of Pennsylvania Ave.

Seriously. This city has come a long way from lost sheep and cows on Pennsylvania Ave. Check out this print from 1839. Source: Library of Congress

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