Hidden Washington DC made the rounds yesterday, thanks to DCist’s post, and deservedly so. If you were a native or a curious transplant, the mostly black-and-white stills of mid-’80s Washington were exciting and painful, an education or a reminder. I loved the gallery. I sent it to my parents, and they loved it too. (One warning: Clicking through the photos and then, via @jfdulac and Journal-isms, reading the terrifying 1981 Washington Post ombudsman report on the Janet Cooke scandal threw me into a hometown, ghosts-of-the-city-past existential crisis for about five minutes. Then I got back to work. Go where it takes you.)
Among the hidden-ness, NPR makes an almost-hidden appearance in the background of the Marlo Furniture building at 7th and Eye NW.
Today, in Google Street View: