September 11, 2013

West Lexington looking northeast - 310, 308, 304 West Lexington

1980s View of West Lexington

Here’s a cool old photo we dug up at the Library of Congress. It shows the 300 block of West Lexington in the 1980s. The building in the foreground doesn’t appear to be here anymore, but the one in the...

row houses in Canton

Why Is It Named Canton?

This is a pretty interesting story. Do you happen to know the history of Canton and how it received it’s name? It might not be what you think. The area we now know as Canton was originally a plantation owned...