From elegant mansions to simple construction, Spokane’s historic homes provide an open window to the city’s past. It was a common practice in the early 20th century for local newspapers to write a story when a prominent home changed hands. Today at www.spokesman.com/then-and-now
, browse a gallery of some of Spokane’s oldest homes and compare the changing landscape of historic and present-day scenes.
1953: This home on West Point Drive is thought to be among the oldest in Spokane. It was built in 1883.
Present day: The home, at 1735 West Point Drive, remains a link to Spokane’s roots.