Tragic Aftermath of 1968 Riot

This sad photo shows Baltimore after the 1968 riots, which devastated the city, and much of the country.

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Baltimore Riot 1968 Bentalou St. at Edmonson
Baltimore Riot 1968 Bentalou St. at Edmonson

Source: Flickr user Kevin Mueller

I think this is the same intersection today on Google Street View. If you have a better sense of where this is, please let us know below in the comments.

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  • Hector Francisco

    If you spin the Google Map around to where Brown’s Liquors stands today, that is the exact location, you can see the square windows in the distance on the smaller building match exactly (in the 1968 photo there are telephone booths partially blocking the view).