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Rosslyn City, the Brooklyn of Washington - 1889
Rosslyn City in 1889: The Vision of Becoming Washington's Brooklyn
Explore the 1889 ambition of Rosslyn City, touted as the "Brooklyn of Washington," and its emblematic journey of urban aspirations and challenges.
View of Rosslyn over the Key Bridge in 1964
A Look Back at Rosslyn from Georgetown in 1964
Take a journey back in time to 1964 with this photo of Rosslyn, DC, taken from Georgetown. Get a glimpse of what the city looked like over half a century ago.
N. Moore & 19th - Source: rosslynva.org
Dead Man's Hollow: A Dark History of Rosslyn and Arlington
Discover the dark history of Rosslyn and Arlington, VA, in the late 19th & early 20th century, including the notorious Dead Man's Hollow. Learn about infamous murders, robberies and more in this blog post from Ghosts of DC.
Plans for proposed building projects in Washington, D.C. Perspective view of concourse and entrance to Key Bridge, 1928
Key Bridge: An Incredible Proposed Design for an Entryway from 1928
Explore the incredible proposed design for an entryway to Key Bridge from 1928. This fascinating piece of architecture was never built and shows the approach from Rosslyn into Georgetown.
Drunk Guy Falls Off Key Bridge Railing
James Hall, a drunk 26-year-old, fell from Key Bridge as he did stunts on the railings to amuse onlookers.
`Key Bridge in 1965
Take a Look Back at Rosslyn in 1965 with this Photo
Check out this amazing photo of Rosslyn in 1965. We dug up this photo on Flickr and it was taken by Roger Wollstadt. Plus, don't miss our post from earlier in the week about a giant fire and explosion that rocked and almost destroyed Rosslyn.
View of Aqueduct Bridge and Rosslyn from Georgetown, ca. 1900. The American Brewery is located in upper right. (Arlington Public Library)
Fire and Explosions Threaten to Destroy Rosslyn
We came across a crazy article detailing the horrors and action-movie like sequences of the fire that ripped the town.
Key Bridge under construction
The Construction of Key Bridge Connecting Georgetown and Rosslyn
Learn about the construction of Key Bridge, connecting Georgetown and Rosslyn, from 1917 to 1923. See a photo of the bridge under construction with the Washington Monument in the distance.

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