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Most of NoMa seems to be in some phase of construction these days.
But not 50 Florida Ave. NE, a 61,698 square foot warehouse.
In the 1920s during Prohibition, the site “housed confiscated vehicles transporting bootlegged liquor so federal agents could destroy the bottles,” according to the Washington Business Journal.
With an asking price of $18.5 million, the site’s currently up for sale. Perhaps it should be developed into a memorial to teetotalism in the future?