For Sale: Colonial Cottage in Barnaby Woods – $12,500

Wow. You can barely renovate a bathroom for this amount of money today. Below is an advertisement for 6431 Barnaby St. NW on June 2nd, 1935.

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6431 Barnaby St. NW
6431 Barnaby St. NW

Here is the Google Street View of the same property today.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • LaLaLoveLiz

    I love this! This is the street I grew up on- my brother had friends two doors down from this house. Here’s what it looks like now: http://goo.gl/maps/wxjKr (strikingly similar!). I do wonder what the house is now valued at. My guess would be upwards of $1 million.