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GDoN “House bootlegger George Cassiday “Man in the Green Hat” house” edition (reader request)

by Prince Of Petworth August 24, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 303 17th Street, SE. OP writes:

“I’m the current owner of 303 17th St SE – original home of the infamous prohibition-era Congressional bootlegger George Cassiday (also known as the Man in the Green Hat). We just put the house on the market last week. The backstory to this home and its infamous former owner is fascinating.

Here’s more on Cassiday’s exploits from the House of Representatives’ website.

And here’s more about the house’s history of raids by authorities.”

The MRIS listing says:

“For Sale- House bootlegger George Cassiday “Man in the Green Hat” house. Solid house, nicely appointed w front patio, private flagstoned back yard & park views. Two Mstr suites w. skylights, 1st fl open LR, DR & Kitchen w pntry, PR, recessed lighting, w/d, wd flrs, plantn shtrs, CAC. 3 blks to Stad Armory Metro & Bus. Short dist to Eastern Market, H, 8th and PA Ave ent. districts.”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2.5 bath is going for $649,900.

According to Redfin it sold for $555,000 in May of 2014.


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