Broadmoor History is an online publication containing articles, artifacts, photographs, and videos about the Broadmoor’s storied past, architectural details, and vignettes.
Many articles reproduced here previously appeared in the Broadmoor Bulletin.
The History Committee welcomes contributions from everyone. Reminiscences, articles, photographs and graphics, memorabilia, and artifacts can find a place at this website.
History Committee members are: Rhona Hartman, Michael Kolakowski, Steve Hemlin, Mary Jane Appel, Jim Buchanan.
Examples of building-related artifacts are match books, menus, and advertisements. If it is attached to the building inside or out, it will be here.
Articles from the city's present and past newspapers--the Washington Post, the Evening Star, the Daily News, and a other local print sources.
No history site would be complete without a detailed timeline. This one covers building events from 1929 to the present.
The Biographies section features short essays of some of the famous and not so famous folks who once called the Broadmoor home.
View a wide range of photographs of the building as well as the neighborhood. Sources include photographs from newspapers, libraries, and archives.
Over the years, the building's interior has changed with the times. Here is a collection of architectural details from the Original Tudor to Art Deco and to the present.
Apartment-by-apartment listing of the First Residents, the 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census, and City Directories covering the period from 1930 to 1960. Lots of data here.
Every Broadmoor Bulletin ever printed. Many Bulletin articles appear throughout this website. Coming in 2021 a comprehensive index to all Bulletins.
Maps showing neighborhood development.
Cleveland Park Historic District and Ward 3.
Local history links: published and web.
Inside Out: Broadmoor Video Tour.