Waiting for the Streetcar at 7th and Florida in 1942

Here is a shot of a woman waiting for the streetcar just west of 7th St. on Florida Ave., NW, taken in 1942 The building across the street is still there today. Check out the Google Street View below.

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Washington, D.C. Street corner, 7th Street and Florida Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. Street corner, 7th Street and Florida Avenue, N.W.

Source: Library of Congress

Here is today’s Google Street View.

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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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