Columbia Heights Homes on 14th Street for $425

What a sweet deal!

Columbia Heights homes for sale - 1911
Columbia Heights homes for sale – 1911

This is an awesome old advertisement from the Washington Times, published on October 28th, 1911. This appears to be the row of homes on the east side of 14th St. NW, between Spring and Perry.

Source: Library of Congress

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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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  • Deborah Gibson Kosnett

    Shannon & Luchs! I remember them . . . they lasted a good long while, and are now Polinger Shannon & Luchs. That’s pretty good staying power, around here.

  • RDnDC

    $425 is Downpayment then $38 Month towards $5,000 Purchase Price / Mortgage.