What Did American University Look Like in 1916?

Take a look at this old photo of American University. Can you recognize where this is?

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American University in 1916
American University in 1916
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American University in 1916
American University in 1916

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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  • Jared

    That’s the Mary Gradon Center with the back of McKinley–now the School of Communications–on the left

  • Joey_BagsDC

    Yes, definitely the Mary Graydon Center. I designed the replacement skylights above the cafeteria about 2 years ago, I hope they’re holding up alright!