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Bungalows Galore in Downtown East Silver Spring – Blair Subdivision

The Blair Subdivision is one of the earliest subdivision of homes in Silver Bungalow in Blair Subdivision East Silver SpringSpring.  Originally called E Brooke Lee’s Addition to Silver Spring, it is one of E Brooke Lee’s first forays into Residential Real Estate Development.  E Brooke Lee’s father,  Blair Lee, had originally started developing the Blair area in the early 1900’s aroung the B&O Railroad Station.   Carved out of land that was part of the Blair Family Country Estate, many of the street names come from the Blair and Lee families, such as Gist, Violet and  Woodbury.  There is even a tiny street named after the famous horse “Selim” that threw Francis Preston Blair and ran off, causing the discovery of the original “Silver Spring”.   Blair is one of the first working class neighborhoods of Silver Spring. Bungalow Blair East Silver Spring DowntownMost of E Brooke Lee’s addition eventually became the commercalized area of Downtown Silver Spring and South Silver Spring.  There are residential single family homes left that make up the Blair Subdivision with some sections called Blair/ Takoma.

The boundaries of the residential sections of Blair and Blair Takoma are roughly:  Sligo Avenue to the South, Philadelphia Avenue and the Montgomery College Campus to the North, Fenton Street to the West and Piney Branch Road on the East.

Within Walking Distance: All the great ammenites of Downtown Silver Spring!  Silver Spring Metro Station (Red Line), Downtown Silver Spring, Restaurants, Shopping, Veterans Plaza, Ice Skating Rink, year-round farmers market, NOAA, Discovery Channel Headquarters, Montgomery College, The New Blair Bungalow Downtown Silver SpringMontgomery College Performing Arts Center, Whole Foods, Safeway, Giant Food, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Sligo Creek Park, many delightful “pocket parks” and much more.

Public Schools:
East Silver Spring Elementary School (K-4)
Piney Branch Elementary
Sligo Creek Elementary
Takoma Park Middle School
High School: Home School is Montgomery Blair High School Downcounty High School Consortium – Choice Process: Blair, Einstein, Kennedy, Northwood, or Wheaton high schools

*Note: always Check the Montgomery County School Assignment Locator for the specific school a child will attend that is assigned by street address.

Full of wonderful old timey bungalows, some colonials, american four squares, victorian farmhouses and cape cods, this neighborhood borders on Downtown Silver Spring on one side and Takoma Park on the other.   The 1910 victorian farmhouse Blair - Silver SpringBlair and Blair/Takoma Subdivisions are considered part of East Silver Spring.

Blair and Blair-Takoma Home Sales 2015
16 Single Family Homes Sold in 2015
Average List Price – $568,920
Average Sold Price – $579,500
Lowest Sale Price – $406,000
(a  3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1934 Tudor in need of total rehab)
Highest Sale Price – $849,000
(a 5 Bedroom 3 1/2 Bath 1938 Large Expanded Updated Brick Cape Cod )

Average Days on Market – 58

Check out Homes for Sale Now in Blair Subdivision, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

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