Amazing View of Washington in the 1910s

Wow, this one is great. I wish I had a higher resolution version of this. This looks like a view up 15th Street with the Treasury Department on the left.

Washington in  the 1910s
Washington in the 1910s

Source: old-pictures.com

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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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  • ET

    That is the Holtel Washington (now the W) which was completed in 1918.
    Also, those people on horses look to be soldiers – and there are a lot of them. If the constuction on the hotel is mostly finished, this puts this photo in the WWI range.

  • mike

    the picture is 1915-16-or 17 CARS DO NOT HAVE BRASS ERA LIGHTS!