Check this out … it’s an old 1858 plan for the Navy Yard. Source: Library of Congress
We came across this gem of a photo from the 1950s here. Check out 1810 Shepherd St. back then. And this is what it looks like today on Google Street View. Looks like the same paint...
What an amazing photo this is from sometime between the 1880s and 1910s. I can’t quite tell the direction of this shot. I think it’s looking east toward Mt. Pleasant? Source: Library of Congress
Check out this unique aerial view of the waterfowl sanctuary near Gravelly Point. Source: Library of Congress
This is the intersection of 18th, N St. and Connecticut Ave. in 1929 before the Great Depression. Source: Library of Congress And, here’s a shot of Florida Ave. and 21st St. Source: Library of Congress
Here’s an incredible view of the Washington Monument some time in the early 1980s. Source: Library of Congress
How great is this old photograph of the cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument? We dug this old photo up in the Smithsonian Archives. It was taken some time in the 1940s or 1950s. Source: Smithsonian...
What an awesome old photo of a U.S. Postal Service plane from 1918. Source: Smithsonian
How different does this view of 3rd St. look like? Source: Shorpy
Wow, this is such a cool old photo from the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress
How cool is this photo of D.C. from 1921. You’ll notice that the YMHA (Young Men’s Hebrew Association) building is in this too. This is the 400 block of 11th St. NW. Source: Library of Congress
This is a great old photo of the United Food Stores market at 6th and A St. SE in 1932. Source: Shorpy And, below is the same building today on Google Street View.
What a beautiful old church, which was sadly destroyed in the name of progress. Ugh. Source: Shorpy
Source: Library of Congress And this is the same area in today’s Google Street View.
This is such an incredible photo of Thomas Circle in the 1920s. I love this. Click on it for a larger version and study it for a while. Source: Library of Congress
Check out this incredible view of Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1920s. Source: Library of Congress
How great is this old photo from the 1920s? It shows the inside structure of the Capitol Dome. Source: Library of Congress
Whoa, how cool is this photo from 1913? This shows the intersection at 32nd St. and Woodland Dr. NW. Source: Library of Congress Here’s the Google Street View of the area today. UPDATE: We received an email...