August 30, 2019
Harry Wardman was a prolific developer of Northwest in the 1920s. This ad from The Evening Star shows some of his homes on Cathedral Ave. in Woodley Park.
October 18, 2013
Here’s a great old advertisement for Woodley Park in 1928. We found this one in The Washington Post, and it’s advertising some Wardman homes.
September 30, 2013
We noticed last week that there were a few searches on our site for The Dresden, that beautiful building at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW. The building is a step back into old Washington, when grand apartment...
March 26, 2012
St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but that is only the climax of the love affair between our country and The Emerald Isle. Everyone has, or claims to have, some link back to Ireland. My...
January 29, 2012
The corner of 16th and H St. NW wasn’t always dominated by the Hay-Adams hotel. Prior to the hotel being built in 1928, two large and beautiful Victorian homes sat on this corner, occupied by the...