With the block showing as a good investment, each subsequent owner rented the homes built on the lots to lease tenants. Continuing through the turn of the nineteenth century, owners appeared to have been investors who used the property for rental income. During the twentieth century the rental was used as a two family house. It became home to a variety of city dwellers including a tinsmith, automobile mechanic, house painter, taxi driver, and even an ice wagon helper in the 1930s. The history of places, such as 58 Downing Street, have an investment value that is worth repeating when a track record such as this has been proven over centuries.
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