View of Dupont Circle from Blaine Mansion

More from Ghosts of DC

Massachusetts and 21st St. NW (1917)

Car Flattened Near Dupont Circle

This is not good. We’re looking at a photo of a car accident on the northeast corner of Massachusetts and 21st St. NW. This is

Trump Hotel in 1919

Here is the lovely Old Post Office Pavilion, currently the Trump Hotel on Pennsylvania Ave.

Capitol Dome under construction in 1860

Capitol Dome Under Construction

Here is an old photograph from around 1860, showing the Capitol Dome under construction. I don’t think I’ve seen or posted this one before.

Great Map of Takoma Park in 1907

Look how amazing this old map is. You can see the outlines of proposed roads in and around Takoma. Source: Library of Congress