October 11, 2014
Do you recognize this part of Rock Creek Park? If I’m not mistaken, it’s near the entrance to the National Zoo on Rock Creek Parkway. Source: Dig DC
October 10, 2014
This is a cool old photo from the 1940s showing the 600 block of G St, which doesn’t appear to be there any more, torn down as part of the tragic urban revival of Southwest. And...
October 7, 2014
Check out this amazing old photo of G St. at 13th St. in 1930. The photo was taken on May 25th, 1930. Source: Dig DC
September 19, 2014
Check this out … it’s an old 1858 plan for the Navy Yard. Source: Library of Congress
September 17, 2014
We came across this gem of a photo from the 1950s here. Check out 1810 Shepherd St. back then. And this is what it looks like today on Google Street View. Looks like the same paint...
September 16, 2014
What an amazing photo this is from sometime between the 1880s and 1910s. I can’t quite tell the direction of this shot. I think it’s looking east toward Mt. Pleasant? Source: Library of Congress
September 15, 2014
Check out this unique aerial view of the waterfowl sanctuary near Gravelly Point. Source: Library of Congress
September 12, 2014
This is the intersection of 18th, N St. and Connecticut Ave. in 1929 before the Great Depression. Source: Library of Congress And, here’s a shot of Florida Ave. and 21st St. Source: Library of Congress
September 9, 2014
Here’s an incredible view of the Washington Monument some time in the early 1980s. Source: Library of Congress
September 8, 2014
How great is this old photograph of the cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument? We dug this old photo up in the Smithsonian Archives. It was taken some time in the 1940s or 1950s. Source: Smithsonian...
September 5, 2014
What an awesome old photo of a U.S. Postal Service plane from 1918. Source: Smithsonian
September 2, 2014
How different does this view of 3rd St. look like? Source: Shorpy
September 1, 2014
Wow, this is such a cool old photo from the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress
August 28, 2014
How cool is this photo of D.C. from 1921. You’ll notice that the YMHA (Young Men’s Hebrew Association) building is in this too. This is the 400 block of 11th St. NW. Source: Library of Congress
November 28, 2019
This is a great old photo of the United Food Stores market at 6th and A St. SE in 1932. Source: Shorpy And, below is the same building today on Google Street View.
August 26, 2014
What a beautiful old church, which was sadly destroyed in the name of progress. Ugh. Source: Shorpy
January 3, 2020
Source: Library of Congress And this is the same area in today’s Google Street View.
August 24, 2014
This is such an incredible photo of Thomas Circle in the 1920s. I love this. Click on it for a larger version and study it for a while. Source: Library of Congress