Tag: Metro Center

October 1935. Washington, D.C. "Capital Transit buses, F and 13th sts. NW." Just direct your feet to the sunny side of the street.

What Did Metro Center Look Like in 1935?

This fascinating old photograph shows Washington at 13th and F St. NW in 1935. This area today is Metro Center. Click on...
Photo of Metro Center in 1973

What Did Metro Center Look Like Under Construction in 1973?

Check out this great set of photos from 1973, showing construction of Metro Center underground. Also, don't miss these other great old Metro photos showing Dupont...
13th and G St.

What Did G Street Look Like in the 1930s?

Check out this amazing old photo of G St. at 13th St. in 1930. The photo was taken on May 25th, 1930. Source: Dig DC
Washington, D.C., 1920. "729 12th St., Washington Times." Various shades of Twelfth Street. National Photo Co. Collection glass negative.

What Did Metro Center Look Like in 1920?

This is a great old photo from 1920, showing the 700 block of 12th St. NW. Today, this is the area around Metro Center....
initial map of the Washington Metro system (Washington Post)

Free Rides on Washington Metro’s Opening Day

Two hundred years after the Declaration of Independence, Washington, D.C. was getting ready to inaugurate its own underground public transit system, the new Washington...
Metro Center today

1969 Vision of Metro Center

Well over 30,000 passengers pass through Metro Center every single day, and upwards of 9.7 million do each year. It is the hub of...
Farragut Square circa 1881 (maritimequest.com)

Three Random Stories About Farragut Square

What is the history of Farragut Square in Washington, DC? Read three great stories from its past.