1932 Capitol Hill Corner Market

This is a great old photo of the United Food Stores market at 6th and A St. SE in 1932.

Circa 1932. "United Food Stores." Whitman's Market at A and Sixth streets S.E. in Washington. National Photo Company safety film negative.
Circa 1932. “United Food Stores.” Whitman’s Market at A and Sixth streets S.E. in Washington. National Photo Company safety film negative.

Source: Shorpy

And, below is the same building today on Google Street View.

6th and A St. SE today
6th and A St. SE today
 

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