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A Look Back at 1921 Real Estate Prices in Columbia Heights

Real estate prices in Columbia Heights have changed drastically since 1921. Take a look back at the prices and see just how much they have changed using the consumer price index and an online calculator.
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Here is an old advertisement for real estate in Columbia Heights. This was printed on Saturday, November 12th, 1921 in The Washington Times. Using the consumer price index, $6,300 in 1921 equals $78,100 today. Though if you look at this simple online calculator, you’ll see the estimates vary wildly.

1921 ad for Columbia Heights homes
1921 ad for Columbia Heights homes

Source: Library of Congress

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