Then and Now

Compare historic photos of Washington, D.C. with current photos and see the difference.

Massachusetts and 21st St. NW (1917)

Car Flattened Near Dupont Circle

This is not good. We're looking at a photo of a car accident on the northeast corner of Massachusetts and 21st St. NW. This...
Washington Star Building (1900)

Then And Now: The Evening Star Building

Here's a cool "Then and Now" photo set. This is the Washington Star (or Evening Star) Building down at 1101 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, right...
Riggs Nationals Bank (1919)

Then and Now: Riggs National Bank – 15th and Pennsylvania Ave....

Here is a nice "Then and Now" shot of the old Riggs National Bank across from the Department of Treasury. I found this in...
Rock Creek Park stone bridge - Beach Drive

Then and Now: Boulder Bridge, Rock Creek Park … and Meet...

If you've spent any time in Rock Creek Park, you have seen or crossed over this bridge. Below is a little history on it...
Close up of accident at Columbia Rd. and Sherman Ave. NW

Wreck at Columbia Rd. and Sherman Ave. NW

Here are a couple photos from my new favorite site, Shorpy. This was taken on January 5th, 1921 at the intersection of...
Joan of Arc statue in Meridian Hill Park

Then and Now: Joan of Arc Statue in Meridian Hill Park

Prince of Petworth has a couple of posts on this statue already, but I wanted to add a few then and now photos and...