Building Demolition at 11th and Virginia (1959)

Demolition of buildings on the corner of 11th Street and Virginia Avenue SW. View northwest over the Agriculture Department Building to the Washington Monument (1959). Garnet W. Jex "Southwest Redevelopment" Slide Collection, HSW.

Ugh, these are always so sad to see. So much of D.C. was destroyed in the 1950s in the name of progress.

Demolition of buildings on the corner of 11th Street and Virginia Avenue SW. View northwest over the Agriculture Department Building to the Washington Monument (1959). Garnet W. Jex  "Southwest Redevelopment" Slide Collection, HSW.

Demolition of buildings on the corner of 11th Street and Virginia Avenue SW. View northwest over the Agriculture Department Building to the Washington Monument (1959). Garnet W. Jex “Southwest Redevelopment” Slide Collection, HSW.

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