Tag: Connecticut Ave. NW

Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Irish Free State legation, Florida Avenue." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Before Russia House, The Irish Free State

Some of you may go to Russia House this weekend for drinks with your friends. Some of you may not. But most of you...
Connecticut and N St. NW

Pre-Great Depression Photos of Dupont Circle

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...
Connecticut Ave. Bridge

1911 Postcard of Connecticut Avenue Bridge

One of our original readers, Ben, sent along a link to a great Flickr collection of D.C. postcards. You have to check...
Nanny O'Briens

If Walls Could Talk: Nanny O’Briens

Congratulations to our latest "If Walls Could Talk" poll winner, Nanny O'Briens. We're going to do a little digging into the history of your...

Wrecking Ball Demolishes Chevy Chase Ice Palace

Source: Streets of Washington When the Chevy Chase Ice Palace and Sports Center opened on Nov. 23, 1938, it became an instant sensation. On opening day...
Connecticut Avenue in 1904

1904 Connecticut Avenue Photo Tells a Story

We're loving spending time studying these old photos. Hopefully you're enjoying them too. This is a photo from 1904 showing Connecticut Avenue, and we're assuming...

2101 Connecticut Advertisement in 1928

This is one of the most beautiful and ornate apartment buildings in all of Washington. It still sits at 2101 Connecticut Ave. NW, between...
Cleveland Park in 1919

1919 Map of Connecticut Avenue from Cleveland Park to Chevy Chase

GoDCer Charlie requested this the other day via Facebook and we wanted to oblige. It's a map of Connecticut Avenue from 1919 Source: Library of...

Buick Motor Company in Washington DC

This Buick Motor Company ad from the October 4, 1913 edition of the Washington Times was too good not to post! The Buick Motor Company...
The Dresden at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW

Three Stories About the Dresden

We noticed last week that there were a few searches on our site for The Dresden, that beautiful building at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW....
View down Connecticut Ave. NW at intersection with Columbia Rd.

Awesome 1908 Postcard View of Connecticut Avenue

This is a terrific old postcard we found in our GoDC buddy John's Flickr photostream. Source: Flickr user StreetsOfWashington If you were look down this road...
The Connecticut Inn Motel

The Connecticut Inn Motel

Here's a cool old postcard we dug up on Flickr. It shows the old Connecticut Inn Motel at 4400 Connecticut Ave. NW in 1973....
Mad Hatter DC

If Walls Could Talk: Mad Hatter

I had the pleasure of speaking to a great class at AU last week. One of the students asked if we had ever done...
Park and Shop on Connecticut Avenue in Cleveland Park

Park and Shop on Connecticut Avenue

If you live in Cleveland Park, or have ever seen a movie at the Uptown, you will recognize the photo below. This is the...

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