Luxury Apartments at 1500 Mass. Ave for $109.50

Wow, this will make you choke. The ad is from January 26th, 1969 in the Washington Post.

1500 Mass. Ave advertisement - January 26th, 1969 (Washington Post)
1500 Mass. Ave advertisement – January 26th, 1969 (Washington Post)

You know the building. You’ve probably passed it many times, or maybe you know someone that lives there. Check it out on Google Street View.

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