1903 Map of Judiciary Square and City Hall

Welcome to map week! We’re going to share a map every morning with the GoDC community.

Check this great map out. It shows Judiciary Square as it looked in 1903 with the Pension Building (National Building Museum) and City Hall in the middle.

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1903 map of Judiciary Square
1903 map of Judiciary Square

Source: Library of Congress

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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

    Interesting to see all the activity that used to be around there particularly the block with 489 that include the Georgetown and Howard buildings.

  • GWalum

    The Columbian Building, in Square 489 on 5th Street, belonged to the George Washington University.