After two centuries, this tumble down house is still hanging on, barely. According to Historic Richmond it won’t have to wait much longer for some love. It has been known here alternatively as the “End of Jackson“, Barack Obama’s Summer White House and the “Ugliest House in Richmond, it is known to the rest world as the Meredith House.
via Historic Richmond:
(It) is the second oldest house in Jackson Ward, built before 1813. It is located at 133 West Jackson Street, Richmond, Virginia 23220, one block north of the Armory. In 2008 the city initiated spot blight abatement of property. In November 2010, the City settled spot blight case with the previous owner. Historic Richmond Foundation has recently bought the property from the city and will begin rehabbing the property with ARK Construction. The house will be rehabbed into 2 two bedroom apartments.