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Check Out This 1940s Market on Long Gone Southwest Street

[Old photo by Louise Rosskam courtesy of Library of Congress]

In every other photo we've featured in the Looking Back series, the current infrastructure shows at least some semblance of what was. That's not the case this week. In fact, Shulman's Market, a Waterfront grocery store was on the corner of Union Street SW — a street that no longer exists. That's because in the 1960s, the entire area was redeveloped and the buildings leveled so that new condos, like the ones you see in the "after" photo, could go up.
· Shulman's Market - Washington, D.C. [Wikimedia Commons]