Home on Elfreth’s Alley, America’s Oldest Residential Street, Is Up for Sale

Ever wonder what it would be like to live in Philadelphia before America was even a country? A home on Elfreth’s Alley, “the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street,” according to Visit Philadelphia, just hit the market

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Alfred Krawitz
139 Elfreth's Alley is a 3.5-story home with a full basement and even a small yard.
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Owner Alfred Krawitz is doing a for sale by owner. The asking price starts at $925,000.
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Elfreth's Alley is a National Historic Landmark nestled among modern and old architecture of Old City Philadelphia.
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Azusa Police Department
These plaques note the history.
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KNBC-TV
Let's look inside.
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Ventura Police Department
Knock that dirt off your boots first.
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Alfred Krawitz
You can't help feeling patriotic inside the home.
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The stairs take you back to another time.
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What pictures would you hang on the wall?
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Costa Mesa Police Department/Edward Caban
No need to go to the outhouse in this home as it has a modern bathroom.
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Alfred Krawitz
Soak in the history in the comfort of a modern bath.
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The outside deck has some obvious modern touches like the air conditioning unit and grill.
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If you live on the street expect plenty of tourists as they flock to the tiny street.
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Colonial garb not required.
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