Take a journey back in time with this old map of Columbia Heights and 16th St. NW. Click on it for a larger version and explore to see what you recognize. Who knows, maybe you'll see your place. There are quite a few buildings still standing!
Check out this awesome old advertisement from 1911 in Columbia Heights. It shows a row of homes on the east side of 14th St. NW, between Spring and Perry, and offers a sweet deal! Source: Library of Congress.
Discover the history of the Irving Street Garage Co. in Washington, DC, located on the site of the current DC USA shopping center. Read this blog post to explore the history of this garage from April 10th, 1920.
Take a look back at Walter Johnson's low-key wedding in Columbia Heights in 1914, one of the best story tips we've received thus far. Learn more about the wedding, read the original newspaper article, and see the historical Baist maps of the area.
On November 9th, 1927, John S. Blick, president of the Washington Arcade Co., presented plans to the District Commissioners to establish a parking garage on the roof of the Arcade Market in Columbia Heights. Read more to learn about this historic first in Washington, DC.