Shorpy, “the 100-year-old photo blog” has a photo posted today that reminded me of a picture I took last December in Washington, DC. Here’s the photo on Shorpy, taken by Louise Rosskam in 1941:
And here’s the photo I took:
At first I thought it was the same store: both are on N Street SE in Washington DC. But on closer inspection I don’t think they’re the same; the upper story windows and other details don’t match up. The store in my photograph is across from the construction site of the new Washington Nationals baseball stadium, and I haven’t been able to figure out where Shulman’s market is on a DC map.