What K Street Looked Like in 1850
The watercolor below was painted by Montgomery Meigs in 1850. It depicts a slightly more bucolic and peaceful life on K St.
Take a look at a map of the area from 1888. This is the Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of the area. You can see Franklin Alley in square 285.
Also, we came across this old classified advertisement in the Baltimore Sun, published on Wednesday, December 8th, 1841.