Showing posts from 2012

Washington's Unloved, Never-Finished, Crumbling Peace Monument

The Argyle Apartments in Mount Pleasant

Garfinckel's, Washington's Fashion Arbiter

Union Station's "forgotten" historic interior spaces

Tourist trap: Macerated money at the Treasury Department

Book Review: Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.

Wearley's Oyster House

The Talented Mr. James Wormley

Kann's Department Store: The Low-Cost Favorite

The Oldest National Bank in the District

Takoma Hall in Takoma Park

The statue in the center of Lafayette Square

The old Windsor Park Hotel comes down

Briefly noted: Lincoln Hall

The Government Printing Office in Swampoodle

The Old Post Office, a stand-out on Pennsylvania Avenue

The Equitable Building: Progressive Banking (and Dancing) on F Street

A walk down Connecticut Avenue, circa 1907

The boom-and-bust history of the National Bank of Washington building

The Aqueduct Bridge, Gateway to Georgetown

Bertram's Pipe Shop on 14th Street

The Prolific Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth and her Georgetown Cottage