Awesome 1919 Street Scene on 15th Street

Photos like this can suck up an hour of my time. I just love looking at these. Click on it for a larger version.

This shows a scene at 15th and Pennsylvania in 1919. In the background you’ll see the old Riggs Bank building, which is still there, but now the PNC Bank building.

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Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Street scene, 15th and G Streets near Riggs National Bank." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
Washington, D.C., circa 1919. “Street scene, 15th and G Streets near Riggs National Bank.” Harris & Ewing 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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  • ET

    This almost looks like it was part of the same batch that you posted on the 4th at the corner of F. It has hazardous streets after snow/ice, soldiers, and is just down the block.