Leesburg United Methodist Church on Market Street (1920)

More from Ghosts of DC

Map of Thomas Circle in 1888

This is cool. It’s the Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of the area around Thomas Circle in 1888. The yellow buildings are wooden frame structures and

West-southwest view with Maryland Ave. SW and B Street SW

1863 View Down Maryland Ave.

Wow, check out this amazing view. We dug up this gem on the Library of Congress site. The full caption is below. West-southwest view with

policeman having coffee

Policeman Loves His Coffee

This is an interesting photograph from the 1920s. A policeman is chatting with the driver of a car and he appears to have a young

Washington, D.C., 1923. "City houses." One in a series of Harris & Ewing plates documenting the national capital's poorer quarters.

Run Down Old Home in 1923

Here’s a photo from a very different time here in D.C., where you could find homes like the one below. Source: Shorpy