Awesome 1908 Postcard View of Connecticut Avenue

View down Connecticut Ave. NW at intersection with Columbia Rd.

This is a terrific old postcard we found in our GoDC buddy John’s Flickr photostream.

View down Connecticut Ave. NW at intersection with Columbia Rd.

View down Connecticut Ave. NW at intersection with Columbia Rd.

Source: Flickr user StreetsOfWashington

If you were look down this road today, on the left you would see the Hilton Hotel.

The view below isn’t perfect because the tree to the left of the statue was in the way of the identical view.

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