Silver Spring in 1927

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Silver Spring, Maryland, circa 1927. National Photo glass negatives marked "Jordan & Co." Among the new construction shown here is a National Guard armory. National Photo Company Collection.
Silver Spring, Maryland, circa 1927. National Photo glass negatives marked “Jordan & Co.” Among the new construction shown here is a National Guard armory. National Photo Company Collection.

And check this out … the building being constructed in 1927 is still there!

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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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  • But our historically designated 1927 Silver Spring Armory isn’t there (center of vintage image), whose 1998 demolition was authorized by the Montgomery County Council for construction of a parking garage!