The Old French Embassy on 16th Street, a Gilded Age Gem

A Closer Look: F Street, heart of the old downtown, in the 19th century

The Washington Arsenal's Explosive History

Providence Hospital, Washington's Oldest, in Pictures

The Alexander Shepherd Mansion, Icon of Washington's Gilded Age

A closer look: The frigid second inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant

The Odd Fellows Hall, a social center on Seventh Street for 170 years

W.B. Moses & Sons, once Washington's largest furniture store

A Demonstration for "Everyone": The Preparedness Day Parade 100 Years Ago

The Columbia Hospital, caring for Washington women

A closer look: Omnibus on 15th Street, circa 1860