What Did Baltimore Look Like in 1940?

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

Here’s a beautiful photo of Baltimore row houses from 1940, before World War II. You’re looking at Washington Blvd. at Bayard St.

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

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

Source: Shorpy

Here’s the exact spot today using Google Street View.

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