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Map of Westminster Street NW in Washington, DC from 1921
|| 9/27/2009 || 4:46 pm || 1 Comment Rendered || ||

Last year I published Then & Now Birds-Eye Views of the Westminster Neighborhood in Washington, DC [1884 & 2005] and earlier today I came across some new maps of the street I’ve lived on for the last 5 years. This map comes from the 1921 edition of Baist’s real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia. It shows the neighborhood pretty much as it is today except for the neighborhood playground that currently sits where houses 193-196 used to be and some of the stables & garages people had constructed in their backyards have been removed.

Below is the citation from the Library of Congress entry:


Baist’s real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes / compiled from official records, private plans, [and] actual surveys by G. Wm. Baist, Wm. E., & H.V. Baist, surveyors.

Baist, G. Wm. 1859-1927. (George William),

CREATED/PUBLISHED
Philadelphia : [G.W. Baist], 1919-1921.

NOTES
T.p. mounted on inside of front cover of each v.

Reference: Phillips 4552
Reference: Phillips 11775

v. 1. N.W. section [south of Florida Ave.] (1919) — v. 2. [N.E. section south of Florida Ave., S.E. section west of Anacostia River, and S.W.] (1921) — v. 3, [N.W. section, north of Florida Ave.] (1919) — v. 4. [N.E. section north of Florida Ave., and S.E. section east of Anacostia River] (1921).

Scales differ.

SUBJECTS
Washington (D.C.)–Maps.
Real property–Washington (D.C.)–Maps.
United States–District of Columbia–Washington.

RELATED NAMES
Baist, Wm. E. (William Edward), 1885-
Baist, H. V. (Harry Valentine), 1886-

RELATED TITLES
Real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia.

MEDIUM
1 atlas (4 v.) : col. maps ; 59 x 64 cm.

CALL NUMBER
G1275 .B2 1919

REPOSITORY
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA

DIGITAL ID
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3851bm.gct00135a



Post Title: Map of Westminster Street NW in Washington, DC from 1921
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Last edited by Nikolas Schiller on 10/1/2009 at 7:58 pm



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