Washington’s Newspaper Row in 1874 Faces & Places of Yesterday Wed Jan 16th, 2013 2 Comments Below is a great engraving from Harper’s back in 1874. It depicts the old newspaper row in Washington. “Newspaper Row, Washington, D.C.” Engraving from “Harper’s New Monthly Magazine” (Jan. 1874). 30-N-31-629. Like Ghosts of DC on Facebook Get more GoDC posts by emailSign up to receive our great posts right in your inbox! Tags 1870s, Harper's Magazine, newspaper row Amazon.com Widgets Ingmar53 Where was “Newspaper Row”? Jay Looks like 14th Street downtown. See: http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/12/11/30/strolling_along_dcs_former_newspaper_row Also, if you look at the full-sized photo, the large building to the left looks like it says “Ebbitt House.” Possibly the origins of Old Ebbitt? P.S. GoDC, perhaps this is worthy of a full post?