What Did Southwest Washington Look Like in the 1950s?

Corner store at 4th and M Streets SW, northwest corner, looking up 4th Street toward L, 1100 block

Here’s a shot of typical life in Southwest Washington back in the 1950s. You’re looking at a corner store at 4th and M St. SW.

Corner store at 4th and M Streets SW, northwest corner, looking up 4th Street toward L, 1100 block

Corner store at 4th and M Streets SW, northwest corner, looking up 4th Street toward L, 1100 block

Source: Dig DC

The same corner today looks a little different.

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