For Rent: 1523 P St. $25/mon or 911 L St. $40/mon

real estate listings - December 17th, 1877
real estate listings – December 17th, 1877

Source: Library of Congress

We came across this advertisement in the December 17th, 1877 Evening Star. Luckily, the home on P Street is still there and you can have 1523 P St. for a cool $1,085,000.


It also appears that 911 L St. is still around, though boarded up in Google Street View.


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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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  • iaom

    Riggs Market was an old-fashioned food marketplace on P Street around where the Whole Foods and adjacent CVS are now. It opened in 1877 and closed near the end of 1945.