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.

6431 Barnaby St. NW
6431 Barnaby St. NW

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


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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: (strikingly similar!). I do wonder what the house is now valued at. My guess would be upwards of $1 million.