Incredible Old Photo of the Wiessner Brewery

Photos like this are the reason we love doing this blog. And, what makes it even better is that the building is still around. Thank God for architectural preservation. This is a photo of the old Wiessner Brewery on North Gay St., sometime in the early 20th century.

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Wiessner Brewery, 1700 North Gay Street, Baltimore
Wiessner Brewery, 1700 North Gay Street, Baltimore

Source: Library of Congress

Here it is today on Google Street View. It’s currently the headquarters of Humanim.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.