1907 Map of Kalorama, Subdivided and Unbuilt

This is a really interesting look at a neighborhood, where today, the total value of the properties hovers probably somewhere near $200 million.

This map is from 1907 and shows the area completely subdivided, with almost no buildings. Totally fascinating.

1907 map of Kalorama

1907 map of Kalorama

Check out the Google Map today. It looks like U St. became Wyoming Ave. and T St. became California St.

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  • Andrew Reid

    What’s up with Kalorama Road not hooking up with itself? Also, vertical changes aren’t shown — nowadays Waterside Drive is at the bottom of the cliff, and Belmont Road is at the top, with a good fifty to seventy feet of vertical separation. Also, that stretch of Belmont between Kalorama Circle and Connecticut Ave. no longer exists — did it ever?