Stunning Photo: Elite Laundry (Currently Brixton)

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Elite Laundry at night
Elite Laundry at night

To the best of our knowledge, this is 901 U St. NW, currently occupied by über-popular Brixton. Check out the photo of the front today … you can definitely see the resemblance.

Brixton (source:
Brixton (source:

Below is the Google Street View of the spot before renovation. Amazing transformation, right? Move the map around a little bit, because it’s pointing at the 9th St. side of the building.


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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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  • Fantastic!

  • Bill stevens

    Looks about right…Right across the street from the scurlock studios