Close-Knit Block in SE Has Grown Even Closer
By Stephanie Cavanaugh
Special to The Washington Post
In 1951, Willie Bowman paid one Mr. Albright $15,950 for a modest brick rowhouse on Burke Street SE. It was about two grand more than the going price, "but this one suited me," Bowman recalled. "I didn't want to argue. I just wanted to get my wife away from my sister."