Old Hodiamont Estate, West End

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Out near the western edges of the city, a certain Baron de Hodiamont lived in the early 19th Century. His house still survives, but his estate was developed over the years into what was a plush residential neighborhood.

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There’s the good, the bad, and the collapsed in this neighborhood.

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What is interesting is the presence of wood frame Queen Anne Style houses, showing that this area was already developing before city brick structure laws made it out this far.

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The area is relatively intact, with some new in-fill, including those two story HUD houses from the 1970s.

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The Hodiamont Street Car came through this area, and it is now relegated to oblivion.

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Update: See another house from this area in the first image from this post from July of 2018.

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