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The Dresden at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW
The Dresden at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW: A Look Back at the Building's History
Take a look back at the history of The Dresden at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW, from its 1975 condominium advertisement to the obituary of Princess Cantacuzene to a 1948 rent hike. Learn more about this grande dame of Washington!
View down Connecticut Ave. NW at intersection with Columbia Rd.
Exploring an Old Postcard of Connecticut Ave. NW at the Intersection with Columbia Rd.
We found a terrific old postcard of Connecticut Ave. NW and Columbia Rd. in Washington, DC. If you were look down this road today, you would see the Hilton Hotel. Explore this historic postcard!
The Connecticut Inn Motel
Exploring the Connecticut Inn Motel – A Look Back at 4400 Connecticut Ave. NW in 1973
Take a look back at 4400 Connecticut Ave. NW in 1973 with this postcard from the Connecticut Inn Motel. See what the building looks like today and explore what has changed over the years.
Mad Hatter DC
A Look Back at the History of 1319 Connecticut Ave NW, Home of Mad Hatter
Take a look back at the history of 1319 Connecticut Ave NW in Dupont Circle, home of the Mad Hatter! We uncover the stories of Mrs. Cordley's antiques store, The Jenny Shoppe, Wig Fair and more.
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.
Connecticut Avenue bridge wreck in 1925 (Shorpy)
Tragedy on Klingle Ford Bridge: The 1925 Fatal Wreck of Henry Thayer and His Family
On June 16th, 1925, the Thayer family veered off Klingle Ford Bridge on Connecticut Avenue, plunging 75 feet and resulting in the death of Mr. Thayer and his daughter. Read the tragic story of the Thayer family's fatal wreck and the sole survivor, baby Miriam Macias.
Farragut Square circa 1881 (maritimequest.com)
Three Random Stories About Farragut Square
What is the history of Farragut Square in Washington, DC? Read three great stories from its past.
If Walls Could Talk: Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe
I’m really excited about doing this one and I’m sure there are a few of you out there that are really going to enjoy learning about our favorite spot, Kramerbooks. Since 1976, this place has been a favorite place to find a book, grab a bite, some beer, or have some coffee and chat over dessert. Some of you may even remember when it hit the national spotlight in the late 90s when they refused to disclose Monica Lewinksy’s book purchases after being subpoenaed by Ken Starr. Dupont...
The Doors play the Washington Hilton - 1967
The Washington Hilton: Where Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore and Robby Krieger Played in 1967
The Washington Hilton was a popular place for live music in 1967, with Jim Morrison and The Doors playing there on Thanksgiving. Read more about this historic event and see photos!
Jimi Hendrix Experience - Washington Hilton 1968
Jimi Hendrix at the Washington Hilton: A Look Back at the Guitar God's 1968 Performance in D.C.
Relive Jimi Hendrix's incredible performance at the Washington Hilton on March 10th, 1968. Featuring concert footage, photos, a setlist, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning review from the Washington Post.

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