NE Corner of Harvard and 13th 1904NE Corner of Harvard & 13th Street (2009)

The homes on the northeast corner of Harvard and 13th Streets were built by L.E. Breuninger. Left: A 1904 image from A statement of some of the advantages of beautiful Columbia Heights: a neighborhood of homes (Washington, D.C.: Columbia Heights Citizens’ Association, 1904). Right: The corner today.

Kent Boese posts items of historic interest, primarily within the District. He’s worked in libraries since 1994, both federal and law, and currently works on K Street. He’s been an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner serving the northern Columbia Heights and Park View neighborhoods since 2011 (ANC 1A), and served as the Commission’s Chair since 2013. He has a MS in Design from Arizona State University with strong interests in preservation, planning, and zoning. Kent is also the force behind the blog Park View, DC.