Sam's Park and Shop and Other Attractions


posted on 21st of march, 2015

Most people when they pass by Sam's Park and Shop in Northwest Cleveland Park of Washington DC, take little notice. It looks like just another shopping center but it does have historical significance. Sam's Park and Shop which was built in 1931 by Samuel J. Gorlitz was one of the first shopping centers in the United States with dedicated parking. This was a truly innovative concept back then. The shopping center was designed around the automobile. Beforehand cars parked on the curb of the street creating congestion. Even with expanded curb parking the problem still remained. Sam's Park and Shop offered parking off the street in its own lot. This changed shopping centers forever and now we take it for granted that parking will be provided for us.

Northwest Cleveland Park has several noteworthy...

[ Read more... ]
Comments (2)

Posted by Indy2320 on March 23, 2015
I live in College Park,Md and I'm very familiar with a lot of the DC locations you have photographed.Nice shots!!
Posted by Wxh6763 on March 23, 2015
How beautiful the images are !



This article has been read 363 times. 1 readers have found this article useful.

About me

I like to travel and have been to many places like California, Europe, Maine and Mexico. I live in Washington D.C. and have also taken pictures around my home including the new WWII Memorial. Digital cameras come and go so like everyone here I am always trading up. Just finished shooting the latino festival in mount pleasant neighborhood of washington dc. There were a lot of colorful people there. My education is an AA degree in Photography from Montgomery college in Maryland, though I have found that photography is a continual learning experience.

(Shootalot)
Washington, US

Blogs
Archive
2015
March (1)
January (2)
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2007

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

My favorite articles

    None

More favorite articles

Related image searches

Shopping Center Washington Landmarks