Then and Now: 1400 Block of Pennsylvania, NW

food-administration-parade-wash-dc-ca-1918Then: The south side of the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Ave, ca 1918, captured during a Food Administration Parade. The banner in front of Poli’s Theater reads: “Food Will Win the War”.

1400 block of Pennsylvania, south side, 2009Now: The south side of the 14oo block has been completely razed and is a park today. The only recognizable buildings to have survived are the District Building and the Old Post Office.

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