Section of Massachusetts Avenue showing block of shabby houses with outside toilets and water supply

Shabby Houses on Mass Ave

Here’s a shot by Carl Mydans from 1935. We found it on the Library of Congress’ site, but we’re not sure where this is on Mass Ave. Any ideas? Go to lunch, show your friends, debate it and post your thoughts in the comments below. Are these homes still there?

Section of Massachusetts Avenue showing block of shabby houses with outside toilets and water supply
Section of Massachusetts Avenue showing block of shabby houses with outside toilets and water supply
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