07 Sep 2010

DDOT Historic Photos of H Street NE

DDOT recently published more than 160 historic photos of DC streets on its Flickr page.  Today, I’m pulling out a few of my favorites of the H Street Corridor. (You can see photos from Barney Circle here and the 3rd Street Tunnel here.)

Starburst, 1947 intersection, Courtest of DDOT

H Street, NE, looking west. Note Texaco gas station at 6th Street (April 11, 1961). Courtesy of DDOT

At 3rd & H Streets, NE, a streetcar passes an unpaved sidewalk and no-longer existing wall, September 1947. Courtesy of DDOT

H Street, NE, at 15th Street looking east toward Benning Road (ca; 1945). Courtesy of DDOT

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