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homes on Kalorama Rd. in Washington Heights

Cool 1902 Ad For Kalorama Homes

This is a great old ad from The Evening Star on December 13th, 1902. It shows a bunch of homes on Kalorama Rd., in what we now call Adams Morgan, then called Washington Heights.

If Walls Could Talk: Madam’s Organ

Today, 2461 18th St. NW is one of the more popular late-night destinations in the rowdy Adams Morgan neighborhood. Far from it’s days as a store where you could buy a crib.

1903 map of Kalorama and Washington Heights

1903 Map of Kalorama and Washington Heights

Washington Heights (Adams Morgan) and Kalorama were both very undeveloped back when this map was made. It shows the area just north of Boundary Street (Florida Avenue) as it looked in 1903.

The Evening Star - June 22nd, 1901

June 22nd, 1901: Real Estate Gossip

Here’s another chance to read a full page from an old newspaper. We spend hours scanning these for interesting stories and information and our new “In The Paper” series allows you to enjoy getting lost in old newspapers as well.

Washington Heights real estate advertisement in 1904

Superior Homes in Fashionable Washington Heights

Old real estate advertisements are the best. This one is from the Evening Star on Saturday, May 28th, 1904. For some interesting trivia, soccer fans will be thrilled to know that exactly one week earlier, May 21st, the International Association

Fitch, Fox & Brown real estate advertisement for Lanier Heights - April 19th, 1884 (The National Republican)

Lanier Heights: A Fine Tract of Land on Columbia Road

This is pretty cool … if you live in Lanier Heights or Adams Morgan, you’ll also find this fascinating. This is a real estate advertisement for newly subdivided lots just north of Columbia Rd. NW. Related articles Least Expensive: The

guy digging grave

Jansen the Body Snatcher Strikes Again

Chalk another great find up to GoDCer and Poolesville resident, Jack. Thanks! Do you hang out with your kids in Walter Pierce park? Maybe you played kickball or soccer on the fields there, or take your dog to romp in

The Police live in 1979

The Police Play the Ontario Theater on Columbia Road

I had heard that Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland (aka, The Police) had played in Adams Morgan and wanted to do a little research into that. Unfortunately, they weren’t a huge band when they played here in 1979, so

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