By Susan Larson
It was the combination of the manicured landscaping, the steel gray exterior and the red front door that caught my eye in the College Terrace neighborhood, making 801 Mortimer Ave. my choice for this installment of “Drive By Gem.”
Originally built in 1929, the 2,340 square-foot home has four bedrooms and two bathrooms.  The kitchen and second bathroom — which includes a  six-foot claw foot tub — have been updated.   The attic is finished, but not the basement.

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