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TI-IE SUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY, MAY 31. 1S91.
WASHINGTON'S HANDSOMEST SUBURB.
Five Miles of Beautiful Streets
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SIXTY DAILY TRAINS
IX CENTS FARE. TWELVE MINUTES' RIDE.
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IT IS A FACT THAT Twenty-five thousand dollars have been spent upon the streets of "Northwest,
Alexandria," that they are the handsomest of any suburb around Wash
ington. IT IS A FACT THAT sixty daily trains land passengers within nine hundred yards of "Northwest
Alexandria ' and that the trip is made to Washington in twelve minutes, with only a.,
fare of six cents.
IT IS A FACT THAT MOUNT VERNON AVENUE, as surveyed under authority of Congress and accepted"
by the Secretary of War, runs through "Northwest Alexandria."
IT IS A FACT THAT nearly every public building in Washington can be plainly seen from?
the high hills of "Northwest Alexandria '
IT IS A FACT THAT a larger number of real estate sales and a greater number of brick buildings
have been erected in Alexandria than in Washington during the past six months, con-,
sidering the comparative population of the two cities.
IT IS A FACT THAT several handsome houses are already in Alexandria, and that many more will be built -,
IT IS A FACT THAT the activity has just begun, and that an investment in "Northwest Alexandria' ' wiE
bring speedy and handsome profits.
IT IS A FACT THAT the manager will cheerfully furnish a prospectus of "Northwest Alexandria ' with full
description, price of lots, terms, and maps, and conduct you over the property.
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