How different does this look? This is a shot of 7th and G St, taken on June 27th, 1911. You are looking up 7th St.

View looking north up 7th Street NW from G Street NW. Streetcars, automobiles and horse pulled carts are in the street.
View looking north up 7th Street NW from G Street NW. Streetcars, automobiles and horse pulled carts are in the street.

Source: Dig DC

Here is what the same intersection looks like on today’s Google Street View.