November 27, 2013
This is a terrific old photo that we found on Flickr. It shows the Lincoln Memorial as viewed across the Memorial Bridge from Virginia. Source: Library of Congress on Flickr
November 25, 2013
I’m not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing, but the extension proposed by Harry Truman was never built. He was annoyed by the rejection, so he instead, went ahead...
November 21, 2013
Truman Reconstruction of the White House between 1949 and 1952. See exterior photos of the renovation project
November 20, 2013
Truman Reconstruction of the White House between 1949 and 1952. See interior photos of the renovation project
November 14, 2013
If you live in Arlington, you’ve probably driven past this place a thousand times. The shopping center we’re talking about sits at the intersection of Columbia Pike and Glebe Road. The Washington Post had...
November 11, 2013
Check out this cool photo that we dug up on Flickr. It was taken in 1942, and the Jefferson Memorial is not quite ready for dedication. It would open on April 13th, 1943. And...
September 1, 2019
On this date, 50 years ago, The Washington Post printed a story about the government of Austria owing the District back taxes on their embassy for lack of payment during World War II. The building...
November 7, 2013
Here’s a cool photo that we found on Tumblr. This is Howard University’s Women’s Athletic Day in 1949. Source: Vintage Black Beauties
November 4, 2013
Here’s the first video we’ve made in quite some time. It’s a complition of names and photos of regular Washingtonians who called the District their home between 1912 and 1942. P.S. Sorry for the...