How about this interesting old article from The Washington Post, printed on August 6th, 1975.
Initially, there was a plan to demolish the entire 700+ unit complex and replace it with a large park and compound for foreign embassies.
The owners of McLean Gardens announced plans yesterday to demolish the 723-unit moderate-income housing complex in Northwest Washington and replace it…
Here’s a great old photo. I was unaware that Geronimo came to Washington in 1905 and participated in Teddy Roosevelt‘s inaugural parade (see some amazing photos of the inauguration). Click on the image for a much larger version.
According to The New York Times, the Inaugural Committee appropriated $2,000 to cover the expenses of “six noted Indians” to attend and celebrate President Roosevelt’s…
This is so cool. Make sure you click on it for greater details and scan through the whole thing.
Oh, things sure were different. Check out these great apartment advertisements from July 3rd, 1932. These were printed in The Washington Post.
Below is an ad for The Parkside, which still stands at 1702 Summit Pl. NW.
The Parkside – 1702 Summit Pl. NW
Here are a couple more old buildings. The Westmoreland is now a co-op.
Highlands and Westmoreland
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