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Tag: LeDroit Park

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Plan of LeDroit Park in 1880

Rare 1880 Plan of LeDroit Park

Check out this great old plan for LeDroit Park from back in 1880. Also, make sure you read up on why it’s named LeDroit Park. Source: Library of Congress

Why Is It Named LeDroit Park?

LeDroit Park was established as one of the first suburbs of Washington, D.C. It was named for a family member of the founders Amzi Barber.

1907 Baist real estate atlas for Ledroit Park and Bloomingdale

1907 Map of LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale

We now know that GoDCers love maps. They seriously love maps, because our most popular post ever was the 1851 map of Washington. So, let’s satisfy that hunger for more maps with this one from 1907. The map below is

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