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D.C. Police: 1901

D.C. Police: 1901

Washington circa 1901. "Police Station, 12th Street N.W., west side, looking south from D at Pennsylvania Avenue." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.


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This whole block was replaced in the '30s with what is now called the Ariel Rios Federal Building. And if you turn to the left, you'll be looking at the Old Post Office Building, now the Trump International Hotel.

The Post Office Restaurant

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Post Office Restaurant

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Abner-Drury, operating from 1898 to 1938, was a brewery in D.C.'s Foggy Bottom neighborhood. It went into bankruptcy in 1935 and was subsequently reorganized as Washington Brewery Inc. It went out of business permanently in 1938.

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