What Did Metro Center Look Like in 1935?

This fascinating old photograph shows Washington at 13th and F St. NW in 1935. This area today is Metro Center. Click on it for greater details.

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October 1935. Washington, D.C. "Capital Transit buses, F and 13th sts. NW." Just direct your feet to the sunny side of the street.
October 1935. Washington, D.C. “Capital Transit buses, F and 13th sts. NW.” Just direct your feet to the sunny side of the street.

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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  • Popeye D. Saylorman

    The large building on the right is still there although floors have been added along with a refacing. The Ebbitts Grill further up 13th street has since been relocated to 15th and F.