What H Street Looked Like in 1947

Very different than today … this is what H St. NE looked like a couple of years after World War II.

At 3rd & H Streets, NE, a streetcar passes an unpaved sidewalk and no-longer existing wall, September 1947
At 3rd & H Streets, NE, a streetcar passes an unpaved sidewalk and no-longer existing wall, September 1947

Source: DDOTDC Flickr

 

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