Ghosts of DC

Remember the Munsey Building at 13th and Pennsylvania?

Remember the Munsey Building at 13th and Pennsylvania?

It’s a sad fact that much of D.C. was demolished from the 1950s through the 1980s. It’s a damn shame, but everything was in the name of progress.

(right) The Munsey Building, built in 1905 and demolished in 1980; (left) the Washington Post Building (also demolished)

(right) The Munsey Building, built in 1905 and demolished in 1980; (left) the Washington Post Building (also demolished) – c. 1920

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Munsey Building prepped for demolition (1980)

Munsey Building prepped for demolition (1980)

Source: Streets of Washington

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