Lost 3rd St. NW Buildings

How different does this view of 3rd St. look like?

Washington, D.C., circa 1923. "Sherman house, 300 block Third Street N.W." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Washington, D.C., circa 1923. “Sherman house, 300 block Third Street N.W.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Source: Shorpy

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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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  • Sheila Gilbert

    Not even a tiny bit the same!! WOW what a difference. So much of DC has changed, and changed a huge amount in recent years too.