Can You Find Your House on This 1919 Map of Columbia Heights?

How cool is this old map of Columbia Heights and 16th St. NW? Click on it for a much larger version and start exploring to see what you recognize. Who knows … maybe you’ll see your place. There are quite a few buildings still standing.

1919 map of Columbia Heights
1919 map of Columbia Heights
 

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1908 Washington Senators

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Washington snowstorm damage

Destruction of 1913 Storm

I can’t make out the sign above the door at left, can you? I’d like to do a little digging on this collapsed building. The