Check this out. This is a French drawing from the early 19th century. It looks a little different than today. I don’t see the J. Crew.

 Le coin de F. Street Washington vis-à-vis nôtre maison été de 1817.
Le coin de F. Street Washington vis-à-vis nôtre maison été de 1817.
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.