Sunday Apartment Listings in 1932

Oh, things sure were different. Check out these great apartment advertisements from July 3rd, 1932. These were printed in The Washington Post.

Below is an ad for The Parkside, which still stands at 1702 Summit Pl. NW.

The Parkside - 1702 Summit Pl. NW
The Parkside – 1702 Summit Pl. NW

Here are a couple more old buildings. The Westmoreland is now a co-op.

Highlands and Westmoreland
Highlands and Westmoreland

We found some more amazing listings and we’ll share those later this week. Stay tuned!


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3616 Southern Ave., Hillcrest real estate advertisement - 1952 (Washington Post)

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