Then and Now: 11th & F, NW

w b moses-sonsThen: ca. 1910, the W.B. Moses & Sons building. W.B. Moses moved to Washington from Philadelphia during the Civil War, and within 50 years established the largest exclusively retail furniture, carpet, and drapery business in America. W.B. Moses settled on the corner of 11th and F in 1884, and the building was added on to in  1887, 1889, 1898, and 1906.

0084Now: Yet another, largely nondescript office building.


2 Responses to “Then and Now: 11th & F, NW”

  1. I can’t tell by the photo if this is that new building. I’m guessing it’s not though because it has the façade of the old buildings they gutted on the 11th Street side.

  2. This location is just south of the new construction, and diagonally across the street from Woodies.

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