Pre-Great Depression Photos of Dupont Circle

This is the intersection of 18th, N St. and Connecticut Ave. in 1929 before the Great Depression.

Connecticut and N St. NW
Connecticut and N St. NW

Source: Library of Congress

And, here’s a shot of Florida Ave. and 21st St.

21st and Florida Ave. NW
21st and Florida Ave. NW

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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  • Deborah Gibson Kosnett

    Omg, I worked at 1225 Connecticut for years! Right to the right, in the first pic. That pointy end building, I remember when it became Starbucks, I think the very first in the city.

  • Deborah Gibson Kosnett

    OMG, I worked at 1225 Connecticut for years! Just to the right in the first photo. I remember when that pointy building at the end became Starbucks, I believe the first one in DC.

  • Deborah Gibson Kosnett

    Okay, I guess I posted twice, because I could not see the first comment went through. Sorry about that.