February 2, 2016
Here are two photos showing a parade in the District. Source: Library of Congress Source: Library of Congress
February 1, 2016
Let’s do a little lost history again and dig into the old saloon history of our city. We found a great photo of an old saloon called Warwick’s, formerly located at 13th and Penn. Take a...
January 21, 2016
Meridian Hill Park is an amazing place to visit up 16th St. NW. Built in the 1910s, you can see some amazing photos here.
January 20, 2016
Does anyone out there recognize where this photo was taken in 1910 the 1920s? Click on it for greater details and put you thoughts in the comments. Source: Library of Congress
January 11, 2016
Check this out. It looks as it does today, minus the Toddle House in the background which is now Mama Ayesha’s. Source: Flickr user rockcreek
January 5, 2016
Check out this great set of photos from 1973, showing construction of Metro Center underground. Also, don’t miss these other great old Metro photos showing Dupont Circle we posted a while ago. Source: Library of Congress Source: Library...
January 2, 2016
This stunning old photo of the Washington Monument was taken in 1928. Click on it for even more incredible details. Source Library of Congress
December 29, 2015
This old photo is over 50 years old, showing what Rosslyn looked like from Georgetown in 1964. Source: Library of Congress
December 28, 2015
This beautiful old photo shows the construction of Memorial Bridge looking from D.C. towards Arlington National Cemetery. The photo is dated May 15th, 1928. Source: Flickr user Tim Evanson
October 29, 2015
Here’s a shot of typical life in Southwest Washington back in the 1950s. You’re looking at a corner store at 4th and M St. SW. Source: Dig DC The same corner today looks a little different.
October 12, 2015
This is a photo that we haven’t seen before. It shows most of downtown D.C. in 1911 as seen from the air. Click on it to see the amazing details. Source: Shorpy
January 4, 2020
This great old photo shows a parking lot in the District across from a church. Does anyone in the GoDC community know where this is? Add your thoughts below in the comments. Source: Photogrammer
November 29, 2019
This cool old photo of Aqueduct Bridge shows what it looked like 105 years ago. Source: Dig DC
December 22, 2019
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 Pennsylvania Ave. Source: Shorpy
September 29, 2015
This photo is something that probably wouldn’t be shot today. At least, not easily, without military notification and support. So, enjoy this rare photo of the Pentagon as seen from above. Source: Shorpy
January 3, 2020
Check out this cool photo we dug up on Shorpy. Also, check out the sweet Senate Beer advertisement below the clock. Looks like this photo was taken at 11:14 am. Source: Shorpy
September 9, 2015
This photo is an aerial view of the Navy Yard just a couple of months before President Kennedy was assassinated. Source: National Museum of the U.S. Navy Here’s another one from the 1970s. Source: National Museum...
January 3, 2020
Check out this great old photo of 7th and Pennsylvania Ave. during World War I. Source: Flickr