A reader tipped us off to a New York Times article from August 7, 1899 that reports the death of five-year-old William Foster, who tragically fell from the balcony at 20 Columbia Place. Could this be the ghostly presence recently reported? (Or there may be more than one?) Interestingly, according to Property Shark the building we know now at 20 Columbia Place was built around 1900 (Ed. Note: it’s the “B” building of the Riverside Apartments, built in 1890,more Willowtown history here.- HF)—does anyone know what it looked like before then?
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