Those weird garden-shed-style structures on the boardwalk in the foreground, the stately historic homes and a rather ordinary looking tower block behind them all face the English Channel in Brighton. A quick snap taken toward end-of-day back in mid-May.
This is — or more to the point, was — 101 to 129 19 St. N.W. When I snapped the top photo back in February 2013, I guessed the site would be overtaken by a condominium development. The bottom photo shows how things look now.