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THE WASHINGTON HERALD
REAL ESTATE AND
REAL ESTATE AND
WASHINGTON, D. C, . SUNDAY, MAECH 26, 1911.
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Sixteenth Street Highlands.
A SUBURB OF RARE BEAUTY.
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JOHN QUEEN, General Superintendent.
Southern Paving Co.,
Volume of Business Shows
PASSING RECORD OF 1910
SIXTEENTH STREET HIGHLANDS comprises 40 acres of practically level
ground, located at the highest point on 16th street, and is also traversed by 14th street, with
its unsurpassed street car service to the center of the city without change.
At the last session of Congress $10,400 was appropriated for completing Sixteenth and
Kennedy streets through this property. An additional $7,000 was appropriated for macad
amizing Colorado avenue along our eastern boundary. This work is now well advanced.
The owners are also expending $50,000 in completing a perfect system of city improve
ments. SIXTEENTH STREET HIGHLANDS is protected by recorded restrictions, which
give assurance of a residence section of the highest class.
In buying in our subdivision you are guaranteed all city improvements, deal directly
with the owners, secure property at a low original price, and acquire an exceptionally good
An investigation will convince you that this is the mot beautiful suburban property-
in the District, and that there is absolute assurance that it will double in value in a
short time. Two of our early clients have already resold their lots, realizing 100 on their
Within the pat few months we have Fold 32 lots for $78,036.
A great opportunity awaits ou to secure choice home sites and valuable investments
at reasonable cost.
'Phone Col. 351S for plats and full informaii. n. Our automobiles are always at your
tes Central Realty Corporation
or. 14th and Kennedy Streets
At Chevy Chase
So thoroughly is the name CHEVY
CHASE identified with all that is best in
the way of a permanent residence, that
the mere mention of the name brings to
The Best of Car Service.
In short, to live at CHEVY CHASE is to
become identified with a delightful com
munity to enjoy the charms of a home
wherein your own personality becomes
a distinctive factor.
$45 and Upwards per Month
Puts you in possession of a
CHEVY CHASE HOME
A Home That You Have Designed.
For Full particulars, apply
THOS. J. FISHER & CO., Inc.
738 15th Street N. W.
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for Vnft Wrok Slinvm Markril Ail
innpp Omt Totnls for CorroponiI
IiiK Week of Ijidt prlnK Sulturbnn
mid cnr-urbaii Properties I.eml.
FLORIDA AVENUE POPULAR.
William O. Cnnler Mnk.e Tito Salon
In rtlieajjt AVnuhlnKlon.
Propert in Florida aenue northeast
is. cnjoins its full share of the sprins
home-bujmj; rush which started last
week and Is expected to gather Impetus
as the das prow -warmer and the heart
One fit the most popular propositions
in that locality is contained in a group
of houses, numbered from 509 to 517
Florida aenue northeast, which hae
been the recipients of a. stream of visits
from home-seekers in the last few days.
Already two of the houses hae been sold
by William O. Engler, real estato broker,
and negotiations are under way for the
sale of several others. The consideration
in the two sales was $4,120 each. It is
understood the other houses in the same
group will sell at the same price.
The houses are on the car line and have
on attractive frontage on Kendall Green.
They contain six rooms and bath and all
NEW FIRM IS A HUSTLER.
Members of Kinc i Kill, Inc., Well
The recent partnership between Charles
V. King, Jr., and Arthur L. Fill puts into
the real estate field a new firm that is
expected to prove a hustler. Mr. King is
one of the leading builders of Washing
ton and Mr. Fill has attained equal
prominence In the real estate field.
The firm has opened offices for the
transaction of a general real estate busi
ness at 920 New York avenue northwest,
a building which Mr. King recently re
modeled. The offices will take up the en
tire first floor.
COL. TRUESDELL TO BUILD.
Will Utilize Part of Columbia Itonil
Col. George Truesdell, owner of the
triangular piece of property bounded by
Columbia road, Kalorama road, and
I Nineteenth and Twentieth streets, will
erect a number of residences on the
tract fronting both on Columbia and
Kalorama roads. Plans already have
been prepared and work is expected to
The handsome residence of the owner,
which sets back from Columbia road,
screened by large trees and shrubs, will
be provided with an entrance on Twen
New Firm Formed.
R. E. Li Yellott, on account of rapidly
increasing business, has associated with
him T. C. R. Dlx and J. W. Craig in a
new real estate firm. The firm will deal
extensively in northwest and suburban
realty, principally in the Chevy Chase
S. 91. Dean a Purchaser.
S. M. Dean has purchased through
Shannon & Lnchs, real estate brokers,
the two-story brick dwelling at 13(3 Park
wood place northwest for $5,000. The
house has six rooms and all modern con
veplenccs', and trill be occupied by 'Mr.
Record-breaking spring really .ictiit,
predlited 1 brokers more than .i month
aijo, has stared In size of talc? .ind
number of transactions, to sa nothing of
the inrnnMMl intorcst manifested 1 the
general public, the early season move
mints have surpassed previous records
The business of List week but added to
the long lead Mil is taking oer l'JIO
The olunie of bu&lntsa for the Lust six
dajs shows a marked Increase oxer the
corresponding n ilajs of 1D10 notwith
standing th it the ai tnilns last spring es
tablished a rei ord omparison of
the number of pap r-. h'ed in the othec of
the Recorder of Deeds list werk with
tho--e filed for the week ended .March X,
l'lO, shows an imrc.iso of 10 per cent for
1911 Moieoei the operations equal in
the aggregate those of the prer piling
week The number of lots tradid in is
smaller, but this is accounted for b the
fact that manv transactions inolve large
tracts of unsubdiwdcd realty.
Siihnrlis Maintain Lead.
As w it to bo pected. thi hulk of tin
hjiine-s u.i m n ir-urbin and ouilxing
Mildiisinns and rountrj tr icts Out of
i total of -J $9 lots trarsii rrcd. J33 were
suburbin or ncar-nrliin lots Investment
trinaction-. showed a slight decline over
the preceding weiK, hut thi spring rush
in lmrru bi.ing icmairid uncliifkeil
L.irge ine-tois did not fla as prominent
Ji irt in the nitiiitit-S a-, hithfrto In
th s.tles record the northwest section
forced the ntar-urlan lai k to stum I
place The score Mood '2 to C Tho
southeast runs fourth this ui-ek. with
mirk of tu nt -three lots. t. lead of
two transactions over flu northeast. The
southwestern Motion of the tit showed
a fair increase in sales with a total of
With a total of 5T.1S .'.3. the half mil
lion dollar mark aain was parsed m th
loan mark t, liorrowirs pi. ding 41 lotb
and parceN of real iine for the repav
mint of this sum The ave-agi interest
rate ro-e to 5 fi per lent
fountrv owners borrow rd the bulk of
tin money, demanding $Jd '"IT t: on tln
secuntv Te northwest ranked second
also in the nionev mart, with an aggre
gate of $17C1 The northeast .ind
s.mtlie"-t also ran a rue in their ilr
minds for mono. The outhrat a: nn
noting out its rumr ntnr with a total
of $T2."I0. as compired iMi $-2."UV li
the southwest the lo.ins totaled $ K).
WEEK'S BUILDING PERMITS.
Eitiinatrri Cnxt of 'Wooiliiard Strnc
nre Vilvances Total "llatcriall v.
The propeitive building opintions for
the District. a c-tn iietl bv permits
Erantod at the Muniipil Build ng. were
not particularlv heav-v list week though
tie formal permit for the $73),0io steel
frame office building to be erected at the
northcist lorner of Fifteenth and H
streets northwest brought the total to a
higher point tlnn it has attained in
wfeks Tho total estim ited cost of the
buildings for which permits were issued
last we k is y.l"
The following permits were issued:
Allard R. nijne. from IT to 3 w street
northwest, live two-storv brick dwelling.
Gabriel rami, from "312 to ?M Georgia
av cnue, tliree one-story brick sto-es
Kdward AI. Dulin .MS Ithode Islind ave
nue northwest, one two-story brick dwell
ing and store $s'"0
J C Yost, &V; 1' street northeast, one
two-stor brick dwell nj:. $-nno
A W Crittenden, ."MT Woodlev road
northwes , one two and one-half-story
frame dwelling. Jl.ttV
.Mr- I. G Thompson. 1213 D street
northwest, ono one-story brick store
M. E Ka.vhoe. 510J to 510S Fourteenth
street northwest, two two-story and attic
frame dwellings, Jiflno
H R Horton, 372s New Hampshire ave
nue northwest, one one-story frame
Thomas W McCubbin. IMS to 1534 North
Carolina avenue northeast, ten two-storj
brick dwellings. $10,000
O R. I'c lerscn, 3J21 Central avenue
northeast, ono two-story frame dwelling.
C E, Wire, 1400 to 1420 Webster street
northwest, eleven two-story brick dwell
Robert Allen, 410." Canal road, one two
story frame dwelling, $1,000
O E. Camp, C61I to 3624 Rock Creek
Church road, six two-story brick dwell
Hornblower & Hitchcock, 1017 and 4019
Kansas aenue northwest, two two-story
brick dwellings. $6,000.
Brightwood Building Corporation, S23
Rittenhouse street northwest, ono three
story brick apartment house, $11,000.
William H. Hallow ay. Forty-eighth
place, near Lee street northeast, one two
story frame dwelling, $500.
M. D. Campbell, Bell street, near James
placo northeast, one two-story frame
S W. Woodward, Fifteenth and H
streets northwest, one ele en-story steel
fireproof office building, $750,000.
Harry Wardman. 2S11 to 2S16 Connecti
cut avenue northwest, three three-story
brick dw ellings, $J0.00O.
J. B. Lanahan and F. D. Klimkicwicz,
1300 to 1310 Shepherd street northwest, six
two-stor brick dwellings, $12,000.
TRADE BODIES' DATES.
Meeting at Chnmber of Commerce
nnd Bonrd of Trade.
Tho following dates are reserved for
committee meetings at tho Chamber of
Commerce and Board of Trade next
Board of Trade. Monday, trnsportatlon,
2 p. m.: Tuesday, river and harbor im
provement, 2:30 p. m.; Wednesday, mem
bership, noon; Thursday, executive.
Chamber of Commerce, Monday, trans
portation and freight rates, S p. m.
West Residence Sold.
Henry L. West has sold to Mrs.
Tnntt V. T.ashborn his three-storv.
ten-room dwelling, at 1364 Harvard street
northwest. The consideration Is not an
nounced. The sale was made through J
the real estate firm of Boss & PAelps.
609 K STREET N. W.
Specialists in Cement Work of all Kinds
Such as Steps, Coping's, Sidewalks, Leads,
Foundations, and Cellar Work.
We Are the Leading Cement Contractors in the
District for the United States Government.
Patronage of Architects, Builders, and Property Owners
ESTIMATES FURNISHED PROMPTLY.
LOWEST PRICES CONSISTENT WITH RELIABILITY.
We have a reputation for completing our contracts within the spe
cified time. All of our employes and the officers of our company are
practical cement workmen.
'PHONE MAIN 7747.
ON THE COMING AVENUE
Built by James H. Lane
NOTE THE PRICE:
Your Inspection invited. Come out TO-DAY. Agent on the Premises.
511, 513, & 517 Florida Ave. N. E.
Opposite Beautiful Kendall Green, on Car Line
Six Rooms and Bath, Hot-water Hat, Hardwood Finish, Tiled Bath with
Medicine Cabinet, Servants' Toilet in Basement, Stationary Laundry Trays,
Gas Ranges, Refrigerators, Kitchen Cabinet, Large Tiled Cabinet Mantels with
Gas Logs, Colonial Porches and Double Rear Porches, Cement Walks, Ter
races, High Elevation and Beautiful View, Large Lots to Paved Alley.
Easy Terms Remainder Will Be Sold Quickly
WM. O. ENGLER, f 912 N.Y. Ave. N.W.
If we quoted the price of these houses it would appeal to yon as being so LOW
you would hesitate to believe -we have, and can show, aB we claim for them.
Eighteenth Street Residences,
Corner of Kilbourne Street
TAKE MT. PLEASANT Coim. Aire.) CARS TO KILBOURNE ST.
WALK WEST TO 18TH ST.
Open for Inspection Tomorrow.
TO EXCEL ALL COMPETITION THEY HAVE BEEN MADE THE BEST. 5
These houses in ,any locatioQ are wosth our price ami located here THE CREAM OF H
THE RESIDENTIAL SECTIOW--THEY ARE CHEAP REALLY CHEAP.
Some Features: H
Draewtac room, Itbrsrr. dinitte room.
tafia's pantry nrf ktteben co-main ffoor.
TWO ELABOBATE BATHa
OAE-E4NEID DUONG BOOH.
QAK 'WOOD.'WQ2E? THROUGHOUT.
COKBHIED KLECTI3C AND GAS FIXTURES.
A NUMBER OF BIQ CLOSET3.
vacuuM cxapraso sistem.
AUTOMATIC WATER HEATER.
LAUNDRX. SBBXA2ZT CONVENIENCES. -
Kaaai-STAnrwftac double back porch.
Beit, O'Brfeo Co, Inc J309 Q St N.W.
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