Faces & Places of Yesterday Incredible Aerial Photo of 1922 Washington Jul 10, 2017 Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest You have to click on this photo to see the incredible details of the city from 1922. Wow, just amazing. Washington, D.C., circa 1922. “Star Building from air.” The Washington Star newspaper building at the center is at the intersection of 11th Street N.W. and Pennsylvania Avenue, which runs diagonally across the photo. The big building with the tower us the Old Post Office. There’s a lot to see here, including laundry hung out to dry. National Photo Company glass negative.