streets

map around the National Mall

1872 Street Paving Map of Washington

You think the roads are bad today, with all the potholes? I assure you, they were worse in the 1870s. Here’s a really cool old map that we dug up at the Library of Congress, marking...

Know Your D.C. Streets

Okay, this isn’t exactly a history post, but it very much is related to your knowledge of our city. We came across some great maps of city streets while browsing one of our favorite sites, Greater...