The Broadmoor Over the Years as Recorded by The Washington Post

Both the building and its residents have been reported on by the Washington Post over the years. A selection is below. If you have or know of other coverage of the Broadmoor, please send them to Jim Buchanan at: jmbuchanan7@gmail.com.

Updated October 26, 2020

1929-1934

Time is Still Left to Map Apartment, The Washington Post, May 5, 1929

Cafeteria Supper Served at Party, The Washington Post, March 8, 1931

Lien on Broadmoor Shown Unpaid, The Washington Post, April 24, 1931

Car Crash Causes First Tag Arrest, The Washington Post, January 5, 1932

Man Severely Hurt in Sedan's 150-Foot Career After Crash, The Washington Post, February 9, 1933

Junior Hadassah Selects the Broadmoor for Annual Valentine Dance, The Washington Post, February 12, 1933

Huey Long, The Washington Post, April 1 1934

Illness is Fatal to Mrs. Ayres, The Washington Post, July 21, 1934

1935-1945

History Club Meeting is Held at Broadmoor, The Washington Post, March 3, 1935

Dinner is Given in Celebration of Anniversaries, The Washington Post, April 20, 1935

The Broadmoor Terrace Opening, The Washington Post, June 5, 1935

Costello Post to Hold Dance on March 21, The Washington Post, March 1, 1936

Halsey to Get First Division Society Sword, The Washington Post, May 10, 1936

Egleston Rites Will Be Held This Afternoon, The Washington Post, January 20, 1937

Connecticut Democrats Plan Reception for Tonight, The Washington Post, February 8, 1937

Ballou is Speaker at School Dinner, The Washington Post, March 5, 1937

L.J. Straight Dies; Marine Pay Chief, The Washington Post, March 14, 1937

Man Dies in Crash: Brother is Injured, The Washington Post, April 7, 1937

Japanese Counselor Takes Apartment Here, The Washington Post, August 5, 1937

Fred Dempsey Rites Planned for Tomorrow, The Washington Post, August 17, 1937

Crashes Kill 5, Injure 10 in D.C. Area, The Washington Post, November 15, 1937

Alexandria Police Depend on Luch to Solve Hardy Case, The Washington Post, February 4, 1938

Charles Jones Dies After Long Illness, The Washington Post, April 18, 1938

Broadmoor Lobby Description, 1938, The Washington Post, December 25, 1938

Arlington Burial for Mrs. Stuart, The Washington Post, September 22, 1940

Former Hotel Clerk Indicted in Gem Theft, The Washington Post, December 18, 1940

Lampkin Asks $100,000 for Alienation, The Washington Post, May 14, 1941

Housing Shortage is Real Stranded Senator Finds, The Washington Post, Februray 8, 1942

Joyrider Held; Used Nelson's Car, The Washington Post, May 8, 1942

John Dolph, Civic Leader, is Dead at 83 (obit.), The Washington Post, October 30, 1942

Cmdr. Faber, Netherlands Attache Dies, The Washington Post, July 23, 1943

Footers Take Wedding Trip to New York, The Washington Post, August 14, 1944

 

 

1946-1960

DWGA Lists 17 Events for Summer, The Washington Post, April 1, 1947

Hotel Guests Rent Television Sets, The Washington Post, May 23, 1948

Broadmoor Apartments Sold as Cooperatives, The Washington Post, August 25, 1948

Broadmoor Tenant Anger Seeths, The Washington Post, August 26, 1948

Lawyer Hired to Fight Co-op at Broadmoor, The Washington Post, September 1, 1948

150 Contracts for Apartment Sales Signed, The Washington Post, September 5, 1948

Broadmoor Co-op Taken to Court, The Washington Post, September 23, 1948

Cooperative Flat Purchase in Court Here, The Washington Post, October 26, 1948

Broadmoor Sues to Evict 27 Tenants, The Washington Post, December 15, 1948

Judge Stays 24 Broadmoor Evictions Suits, The Washington Post, January 5, 1949

Counsel to Meet with Judge Quinn on Eviction Case, The Washington Post, January 7, 1949

Broadmoor Cooperative Wins Appeal, The Washington Post, June 28, 1949

Broadmoor's Assessments Hike 40 Pct., The Washington Post, August 4, 1949

Heart Attack Fatal to Senator Miller, The Washington Post, October 9, 1949

Court Voids Apartment Sale to Zlotnick: Broadmoor Co-Op Held Based on 'Misunderstanding,' The Washington Post, October 24, 1950

Broadmoor Sues to End Noise from Wiltshire, The Washington Post, June 19, 1953

Jacob Jones Legion Post to Install Officers, The Washington Post, October 20, 1955

Mary Hunt, Grandmother of Actress (obit.), The Washington Post, May 24, 1958

Broadmoor Lift Entraps Eleven, The Washington Post, September 21, 1959

1961-Present

Elizabeth Andrews, Resident of District (Obit)., The Washington Post, January 3, 1970

Cecilia C. Dillman, 81, Broadmoor Manager (Obit.), The Washington Post, December 23, 1970

Elizabeth Scanlon, Former AID Employee, Ex-Teacher (Obit), The Washington Post, March 24, 1973

Edith Mary Smith Richey (Broadmoor Receptionist) Obit., The Washington Post, Nov. 21, 1985

Marianne Kyriakos, The Broadmoor: At Peace in the Past, The Washington Post, June 3, 1995