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The White Cat: 1901

The White Cat: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of C Street N.W., north side, looking west from 12th Street." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

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Missing a town I never knew

This and the other photos of Washington from 100+ years ago make me nostalgic for a town I never knew (although I grew up in nearby Falls Church). All these quiet neighborhoods and simple buildings have been replaced by either massive marble buildings, or more modern glass and steel. P.S. that street sign is gorgeous.

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