What Did Metro Center Look Like in 1920?

Washington, D.C., 1920. "729 12th St., Washington Times." Various shades of Twelfth Street. National Photo Co. Collection glass negative.

This is a great old photo from 1920, showing the 700 block of 12th St. NW. Today, this is the area around Metro Center. I don’t know about you, but I prefer the look of the neighborhood in this photo.

Washington, D.C., 1920. "729 12th St., Washington Times." Various shades of Twelfth Street. National Photo Co. Collection glass negative.

Washington, D.C., 1920. “729 12th St., Washington Times.” Various shades of Twelfth Street. National Photo Co. Collection glass negative.

Source: Shorpy

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