SGV Tribune January 20, 2023
by Sandra Barrera
A Monrovia house that traded hands off-market only twice since its completion in 1894 has been publicly listed for sale for the first time.
The asking price is $1.9 million.
Known as the F.W. Burr Residence, the seven-bedroom, 4,500-square-foot Victorian with five bathrooms stands three stories high on a half-acre lot at the northern end of Myrtle Avenue.
The Monrovia Historical Society’s Legacy Project reveals that the home, built for Frank W. Burr to his handwritten specifications, reportedly cost $2,800, roughly $97,000 in today’s dollars.
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