Note: This is an encore post from 2007.
Feb. 12, 1907
Imagine the surprise of Mrs. Robert Jackson, who was about to move into her new home on Vernon Avenue and discovered that the contractor had built it on someone else’s lot, next to the one that she owned. Fortunately, she was able to swap property with the owner, The Times notes. I suppose we should be thankful that builder didn’t go to medical school.
And here’s where the city is expanding: Vermont Avenue Square and Alhambra.