50 Years Ago Today: Capitol Park Townhouses Advertisement

This is an advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on Wednesday, October 23rd, 1963 — exactly 50 years ago today. It’s so sad that developers destroyed basically all of southwest to “modernize it” with these brutalist, Soviet-looking buildings.

Capitol Park Townhouses advertisement
Capitol Park Townhouses advertisement
 

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