Historic House Listings

2nd floor patio with stone statues! The White House, Circa 1908 in New Jersey. $149,900

November 10, 2022

Love the second floor patio with statues! This has quite the history! Known as The White House. It was built in 1908. It is located in Camden, New Jersey. This was owned by Antonio Mecca. Quite well known in Camden back in the day. He began in business by selling fruit from a push cart and by 1902 he owned a liquor store. In 1908 he started his business in this building, a funeral business. He would also arrange steamship tickets to and from Europe for people and also ran a post office from this building. He designed this building to look like a Mediterranean Villa. He became a navigator for many immigrants who spoke no english. You can read more about him here. Operate a business out of it or use it as a home. The electric has been updated and it has newer central air. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,649 square feet. $149,900

Contact Adam Kiliszek with Keller Williams Philadelphia: 570-807-6238

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome 819 S. 4th to the market! An amazing opportunity to capture a piece of local history with previous use as a church, welcome center and private residence of Antonia Mecca. “The White House” of Camden is available to purchase and restore back to it’s original glory with modern amenities. The expanded floor plan of over 2600 sq ft in this Mediterranean Villa allows for entertaining, group meetings or luxury living in the Camden just a few minutes form the water front. Bring your vision as this 3 bedroom 1.5 bath detached home with gated rear yard is awaiting it’s new owners. Already upgraded with Central Air, upgraded electrical panel and utilities. Bonus private 2nd floor patio with custom stone statues. A real gem that needs to be polished.



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