Cool 1904 Ad for Capitol Hill Homes

This cool old advertisement from 1904 shows some homes at 11th and D St. NE for sale. It looks like each building sold for $5,200 and could get rent of about $540 per year!

Evening star., May 07, 1904
Evening star., May 07, 1904

Source: Library of Congress

And this is what the same homes look like today using Google Street View. Pretty cool.

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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

    This is much to kewel!