We found this gem of a photo on Flickr.
Source: Flickr user ddotphotos
Look at this old classified advertisement from The Washington Post from exactly 25 years ago. This was printed on Friday, October 21st, 1988 and if you were
This block looks extremely different today. Back then, you would find E.F. Droop & Sons music store and Stiebel’s. Source: Shorpy Today, it’s the area
So here is a headline you certainly won’t see every day, and you certainly wouldn’t see something like this in the 1980s. In the Cold
This is a guest post by Rick. He also wrote a good one on the White House Easter Egg Roll. Gentrification is a sensitive issue in
GoDCer Andy has an amazing collection of D.C. imagery in his Flickr collection. You should definitely check it out. Source: Flickr user Andy Moursund
Take a look at this remarkable view down Pennsylvania Avenue in about 1921. So stunning.
Check out this great old advertisement from The Evening Star back in 1904. It shows a number of great properties for sale in then-new Columbia Heights, which
This is a terrific old photograph from the south tower of Healy Hall. It’s looking over the Potomac River toward the Washington Monument in 1890.
This is an advertisement for new development and real estate across the Eastern Branch, near Anacostia. Click on the ad for a closer look at
Here’s an old advertisement that we found in The Washington Times from Saturday, June 4th, 1910. It shows a row of homes on Clifton St. in
Some of you may know this, but for those that don’t, it’s probably surprising. Kermit and Miss Piggy’s creator, Jim Henson, was raised here in
We once had a neighborhood called Herring Hill? True story. It was named for the fish pulled from Rock Creek, which, I don’t think are