fixer upper

c.1907 Fixer Upper For Sale in Saint Louis, MO $25K – Save This Old House

4936 Labadie Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115.  $25,000

Fixer Upper

Needs repairs, but will make a beautiful home for a family. I was thrilled to find the original 1908 newspaper ad for the home. In 1908, the brand new home was going for $4,800. Back then the Kingsway East neighborhood of Saint Louis was noted as a “beautiful neighborhood,”  and the realtor comments that it is a “safe area” today. (See below.) Other new homes advertised for sale on the street in the early 1900s were described as “elegant.”

The interior of #4936 must have been stunning in its day. The exterior had a porch originally, like all the other homes on the block.

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