Here is a terrific old map of the plan for the federal city.Source: Library of Congress
As dismal as this fall has been for fans of the Washington football franchise (want an illustrated history book for Christmas?), the 1954 season might
These prohibition stories are always great. This one is from a raid that happened on August 3rd, 1928 at 2106 18th St. NW in Adams
Here’s another challenge for you Arlington folks. This is a photo taken around 1921, and it shows a few homes in Lyon Park. Any idea
This great old photo shows the view looking north on 15th St., just east of the White House and Treasury Department. The intersection is with
Richard Nixon, senator from California and Vice President of the United States once signed a restrictive covenant preventing African-Americans from buying his home in American University Park.
It’s not very clear what’s happening here, but it appears that the men are demonstrating some sort of safety scoop on the front of this
This property map of Columbia Heights from 1869 shows John Sherman’s subdivision with the old street names (learn about the street names here). Make sure
This is amazing. Look how crisp the photo is. Click on it for a larger version. Source: Library of Congress
How cool is this old map of Columbia Heights and 16th St. NW? Click on it for a much larger version and start exploring to
This is a map of the neighborhood that old Officer Sprinkle used to live near back in the day. This request came from GoDCer Vaughn.
This was a headline that caught my eye. Can you imagine the media frenzy if something like this happened today? Below is the article that
I believe this is Hurst Hall sometime between 1918 and 1920. If you went to AU, how does this compare to the building today? The