Devon Park in Beautiful McLean: the Estate Section of Fairfax County

We haven’t done anything for McLean lately, so we’d like to shine a little light on the namesake of John Roll McLean, the former owner of the Washington Post. Here’s a great real estate advertisement from 1957, featuring newly developed Devon Park and its fairly modern looking architecture … kind of looks like the Brady House.

Devon Park real estate advertisement - 1957
Devon Park real estate advertisement – 1957
 

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Glover Park advertisement

Glover Park Homes: $8,950 Upward

Check out this great old advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on October 9th, 1927. Those were the good old days. Some have Frigidaire!

Southern Railway Building in 1917

Lost History: Southern Railway Building

Sad. Just tragic. The building below is the old Southern Railway Building, formerly located at 13th and Pennsylvania. This building was purchased by the United