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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 them out. Below is one of our favorites, showing the Connecticut Avenue Bridge, looking south, in 1911. Read...

Never Built: Metro’s Bridge Over Rock Creek

In these 1966 drawings, train cars roll under Connecticut Avenue, but above Rock Creek. These amazing early Metro plans never came to fruition. They depict the Red Line between Dupont Circle and Woodley Park.
isometrical view of Taft Memorial Bridge

Cool Isometric Cutaway of Taft Memorial Bridge

Check these out … what a cool diagram of Taft Memorial Bridge. We dug this one up at the Library of Congress.  
Farragut Square circa 1881 (

Three Random Stories About Farragut Square

What is the history of Farragut Square in Washington, DC? Read three great stories from its past.
The "Rainbow Row" of homes on Cliffbourne Pl. NW

If Walls Could Talk: The Blue House at 2509 Cliffbourne Pl. NW – Part 4

This is the last post in a four-part series covering the photogenic houses on Cliffbourne Pl. NW, between Calvert St. and Biltmore St. I’m sure you’ve seen photos of the set on Flickr, the Washington Post and other local media...