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Washington, D.C. Automobile store on 14th Street which has stock of frozen cars

Car Dealerships Prohibited From Selling During World War II

These photos show a cool old building on 14th St. in Logan Circle which still stands today. It used to be an automobile dealership and the photos below are from 1942 during World War II. In January of 1942 the U.S. government froze sales of all new automobiles until plans for rationing could be worked […]

1610 14th St. NW

14th St. Buildings in 1920 Before Pearl Dive, Ghibellina, and Rice

This great old photo shows 1610 14th St. NW, which is currently Ghibellina in the middle, Rice on the left, and Pearl Dive on the right. So cool. Click on it to zoom in on the details. Source: Shorpy This is the same view today. Now if you zoom in on a few things, you’ll […]

1892 map of Logan Circle

1892 Map of Logan Circle

Check out this awesome old map of Logan Circle (Iowa Circle then) in 1892. Source: Dig DC

Logan Circle

Logan Circle Aerial Photo in the 1920s

Here’s a photo of Logan Circle, probably some time in the 1920s (though it was named Iowa Circle until 1930). Source: Library of Congress

Home Rule

If Walls Could Talk: Home Rule

Here we go with our third winner of the “If Walls Could Talk” Twitter poll. This time we are going to focus on Home Rule at 1807 14th St. NW. Insane man harasses senators Below is an article that we dug up from March 10th, 1900, printed in The Washington Post. An odd man was accused […]

The Pig at 1320 14th St. NW (foodnomad.net)

If Walls Could Talk: The Pig

Congratulations to the latest “If Walls Could Talk” poll winner, The Pig. Congrats! @thepigdc with a huge late surge to 45%, you are indeed the winner over @rustikdc @darlingtonhouse @nelliesdc @18thamendment — Ghosts of DC (@GhostsofDC) November 2, 2012 So, let’s look into the story behind 1320 14th St. NW. Auction sales today The first […]

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

If Walls Could Talk: Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

I’m missing tonight’s slow braised pork shank, but a deal’s a deal (if you’re reading this on Friday, I wrote this Thursday night and ordered take out from Pho 14 … yum). Winner of the inaugural “If Walls Could Talk” reader poll is Pearl Dive Oyster Palace (@PearlDiveDC), taking 33% of the vote. Cleveland Park’s […]

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