Monday, March 8, 2010

Abandoned House Watch - 1334 Irving



In this latest installment of Abandoned House Watch, I look at 1334 Irving Street NW, which has boarded-up windows and wasn't shoveled during the blizzard. I looked it up, and it's owned by the DC Housing Authority. I guess they took it over from some delinquent landlord, and the building isn't on either of the city's vacant property lists.

They haven't done much with it, however -- here's how it looked in 2005, from DCHA's Flickr account.

Kind of a shame to see this house sitting empty. I'll email Jim Graham and see what's happening. At the least, the city could sell it for a fair amount of money.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do you know if there is any information on the Bacon Funeral Home on 14th? It appears abandoned and is a total eyesore for the community.

Andrew said...

thanks for the reminder, i've been looking into it. that place really is a dump.

E said...

what beautiful windows! bet they are original too.

Anonymous said...

bacon funeral home might be my favorite building in dc. can't beat the name of that place.

T.N. said...

Did you receive a response from Graham about this address? I walk by it all the time and wonder what the story is. That's prime real estate.