September 22, 2015

"Row houses, Baltimore, June 1940." Medium format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration

What Did Baltimore Look Like in 1940?

Here’s a beautiful photo of Baltimore row houses from 1940, before World War II. You’re looking at Washington Blvd. at Bayard St. Source: Shorpy Here’s the exact spot today using Google Street View. [iframe src=”https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1442712979804!6m8!1m7!1sqfGw6KWQ0-lYDRHLYd5iCg!2m2!1d39.279646864401!2d-76.63668428757151!3f2.888753771276317!4f1.9011925396850842!5f0.7820865974627469″ width=”800″ height=”600″ frameborder=”0″ style=”border:0″ allowfullscreen]