Why Is It Named K Street?

Do you know why it’s called K Street? You may not know the history of K St., but we dug up some interesting archival footage of K St. from well over a hundred years ago. The answer might surprise you … and you will definitely want to share this with your GoDC friends.


Happy April Fools’ Day!

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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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  • Andrew W

    Haha, nicely done.

  • Stephen

    Huh? I thought you were asking for contributions but looks like Rick Astley will eat up your $$$

  • JPatton

    It named K Street because its the next letter in the alphabet after L and before N Street. Nice Joke