Can You Find Your House on This 1919 Map of Columbia Heights?

How cool is this old map of Columbia Heights and 16th St. NW? Click on it for a much larger version and start exploring to see what you recognize. Who knows … maybe you’ll see your place. There are quite a few buildings still standing.

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1919 map of Columbia Heights
1919 map of Columbia Heights

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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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  • The Other Jason

    This is sweet. Do you know where one could find adjacent sections? I’m on the southwest corner of Girard and 14th…right where this map ends.