Old Giant Food on Wisconsin Avenue in the 1940s Faces & Places of Yesterday Wed Jan 8th, 2014 1 Comment Remember this super ugly Giant on Wisconsin Ave. near the Cathedral? It’s soon going to be the new Cathedral Commons. This old photo was taken in the summer of 1942. Giant Food on Wisconsin Avenue Source: Library of Congress Like Ghosts of DC on Facebook Get more GoDC posts by emailSign up to receive our great posts right in your inbox! Tags 1940s, Giant Food, Wisconsin Ave. NW Amazon.com Widgets Anon For the time period, it was ugly.