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1927 ad for Standard Plumbing Fixtures
Washington Post Reports Plumbing Fixtures Stolen From Vacant Houses in 1927
Read this article from the Washington Post printed in 1927 about the theft of plumbing fixtures valued at $1,150 from vacant houses. Learn about the stolen items and the B. F. Saul real estate firm's role in the investigation.
North Cleveland Park homes for sale
North Cleveland Park Homes for Sale in 1927
Homes for sale on Veazey Street in North Cleveland Park.
Marjorie Morris Sinclair interview
Remember Marjorie Morris? GoDCer Steve Finds Amazing Piece of Internet Gold!
GoDCer Steve recently found an amazing piece of Internet gold about Marjorie Morris, the intrepid young Washingtonian, noted for her wild adventures. Check out the amazing discovery and the Cleveland Park Historical Society website.
Park and Shop on Connecticut Avenue in Cleveland Park
Exploring the History of the Park and Shop at Connecticut and Ordway in Cleveland Park
If you've ever been to Cleveland Park, you've probably seen the Park and Shop on Connecticut and Ordway. Learn more about its history, as one of the country's oldest strip malls, built in 1930 by Shannon & Luchs.
Zebra Room
When House Speaker Carl Albert Hit Two Cars on Capitol Hill
This is an article from the Washington Post on September 11th, 1972, when House Speaker Carl Albert, driven by too many drinks, hit two vehicles on Capitol Hill. Read this great story to find out what happened next!
neon sign Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park (tawbaware.com)
Unveiling the Uptown Theater: Clark Gable, Star Wars and Jurassic Park
Dive into the history of the Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park - from its opening night with Clark Gable to the chaos of Star Wars and the world premiere of Jurassic Park.
Senator John Stennis Shot in Cleveland Park in 1973
In January 1973, Senator John Stennis of Mississippi was shot in the chest and leg in DC's Cleveland Park neighborhood. He survived 6 1/2 hours of surgery and two Washington teenagers were charged. Read the full story here.
Cathedral Highlands advertisement in the Washington Herald - June 23rd, 1907
The History of Cathedral Heights, From Wild Dogs to Real Estate Mogul William Matteson
Learn the unique history of Cathedral Heights, from its early days of wild dogs to real estate mogul William Matteson. Read an article from 1907 that announced the birth of Cathedral Highlands and the important role Matteson played in its development.
Alligators in their enclosure in the original Animal House, also known as the Carnivora House, which opened in 1892 and was the first permanent building at the National Zoological Park. The alligators are housed in the "temporary" wooden wing of the structure (Smithsonian)
Proposed National Zoo in Rock Creek Park
We are a great nation and Americans in the 1880s were proud of their rapidly growing and dominant country. But how can you truly be a great nation without a national zoo to show off all the wonderful creatures that roam your lands, as well as those of foreign lands? Not only that, how will you help preserve the species that were being decimated by the rapid westward expansion and industrial progress? A group of school children viewing the first bison at the National Zoological Park in 1899. Photograph...

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