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A Journey Through Time: Hyattsville Hardware in 1940 and Today

Journey through time and explore the history of Hyattsville Hardware - a building that has stood since 1940. See the old photo and view the building today on Google Street View.
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This is a terrific old photo of Hyattsville Hardware taken in June of 1940. The building still stands at 5123 Baltimore Ave.

Hyattsville Hardware in 1940
Hyattsville Hardware in 1940

Source: Library of Congress

Below is the same building today on Google Street View. The building now houses Franklins, which is a brewpub that I haven’t yet been to … but I know where I’ll be going this coming weekend! Check them out if you haven’t before and follow them on Twitter.

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