1891 Washington Property Value Map

The last property value map we posted up was immensely popular. This is another one from 11 years later.

Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Engineer Department of the District of Columbia : for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891 : [Washington D.C.] / compiled by Capt. W.T. Rossell, U.S. Eng'rs ; compiled by Capt. J.L. Lusk, U.S. Eng'rs.

Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Engineer Department of the District of Columbia : for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891 : [Washington D.C.] / compiled by Capt. W.T. Rossell, U.S. Eng’rs ; compiled by Capt. J.L. Lusk, U.S. Eng’rs.

Source: Library of Congress

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  • sarah

    this is so cool! i live on adams, the block above what was at one point X st – blowing my mind.

  • vameer

    When did the EW streets get renamed? It is interesting that Kenesaw became Irving street and Irving Street became Euclid (in order to achieve the letter, 2 syllable, 3 syllable, trees sequence going north) How did they pull off the mass renaming without angering stakeholders?