Map of U St. and Shaw Circa 1903 and 1921

Below is the Baist real estate map of the area around U St. and Vermont Ave. NW. So if you’re a frequent patron of Dodge City, Nellie’s, or the hoppin’ new place, Brixton, this will be pretty interesting to you. Click on either of the images for greater details.

Baist map of U St. and Shaw (1903)
Baist map of U St. and Shaw (1903)

And check out the same area 18 years late in 1921. A large number of the frame houses are gone, replaced by brick structures.

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Baist map of U St. and Shaw (1921)
Baist map of U St. and Shaw (1921)

We love these maps. They’re amazing.

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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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  • Drew

    I also like that by the 1921 version, they’re replaced “Stable” with “Stable or Garage.” The times they were a-changin! Also, Children’s Hospital? I guess I’m kinda new to DC but when did that go away?

  • Billy

    Used to Live on 9 1/2 street …miss it.