Topic: Historical photos expose hidden gems of DC! They thought we’d be driving flying cars by now…
Historical photos expose hidden gems of DC! They thought we’d be driving flying cars by now…
I spent endless hours on Shorpy.com trying to find any hostorical pictures of my house and places I usually go. There were a few close matches that blew my mind, this site is amazing!
Building from the 1920s being underutilized:
“York Theater” Washington, D.C., circa 1920 Georgia Avenue Northwest & Quebec Place Northwest:
Present Day (Dodgy Church Building):
WOW! Union Station, 1908!: http://www.shorpy.com/node/12339?size=_original#caption
Inside the station, 1910!: http://www.shorpy.com/node/9758
An arcade used to be in Col. HTS! http://www.shorpy.com/node/4665
7th Street in 1920: http://www.shorpy.com/node/8257
I’d love to see more then/now posts of historical content like this on POP! 🙂
Here are some more DC historical photos from Shorpy.com: http://www.shorpy.com/Washington_DC_historical_photos
It’s amazing to see what neighborhoods were like that long ago!