What a great old photo of the Navy Yard.
Source: Dig DC
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
There is a mystery smokestack on Capitol Hill. You may have seen it behind St. Peter’s Church at 2nd and C St. SE. Below is
Seriously. This city has come a long way from lost sheep and cows on Pennsylvania Ave. Check out this print from 1839. Source: Library of
Need something to take your mind off what’s happening? How about some great old photos of downtown Washington 100 years ago? Here’s a terrific old
Interesting … it appears that property in Shaw and Mt. Vernon square is worth three to four times more that in Dupont Circle. This is
Here’s a page from the real estate section of the Sunday Washington Times on June 7th, 1908.
Below is a terrific photo taken in 1893. This is the intersection (today) of Wisconsin and O St. NW in Georgetown. The main building you
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage parade in Washington. Give the historical importance of that, and the fact that today is
Do you know why it's named Constitution Avenue? There's an interesting story behind it which includes the state of Wisconsin.
Some of you may not be aware of this, but an Englishman, who had never set foot in America, provided the financial backing for the
Here’s a photo from a very different time here in D.C., where you could find homes like the one below. Source: Shorpy
Here is a fascinating article we dug up in the Washington Post from April 8th, 1941. At the time, only Boston, New York and Philadelphia