Here’s a photo from a very different time here in D.C., where you could find homes like the one below.

Washington, D.C., 1923. "City houses." One in a series of Harris & Ewing plates documenting the national capital's poorer quarters.
Washington, D.C., 1923. “City houses.” One in a series of Harris & Ewing plates documenting the national capital’s poorer quarters.
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Source: Shorpy

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.