Best Buy in Bloomingdale (1911)

Here’s a cool advertisement I came across in the Washington Times. This is from Augusts 19th, 1911.

Bloomingdale real estate advertisement - August 19th, 1911 (Washington Times)
Bloomingdale real estate advertisement – August 19th, 1911 (Washington Times)

Check this out below. Here is the Google Street View of the same set of houses (with a tree in the way of course).

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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