Bloomingdale Home for $300 Cash and $20 Monthly

Here’s an advertisement for Bloomingdale homes from April 15th, 1906. This was printed in The Washington Times.

1906 Bloomingdale advertisement
1906 Bloomingdale advertisement

Here are those Bloomingdale homes today.

 

More from Ghosts of DC

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Post Office postmen on scooters." Kind of a Segway vibe here. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

U.S. Post Office “Segways” of 1917

Check this out. Look familiar? This mode of transportation closely resembles the Segways you see zipping around D.C., carrying tourists around the sites. Or maybe

1921 Baltimore Orioles

The 1921 Baltimore Orioles

For over 30 years, the O’s were our default baseball team. So I think it’s okay if we share this photograph of the 1921 Baltimore

Old State Department Building in 1857

Oldest Photo of State Department

This is the oldest known photo of the U.S. Department of State. The photo is from 1857 and shows the old State Department building, before