In Honor of Presidents Day: The Streets Named After Our Nation's Leaders

PHOTO: The White House on Pennsylvania Avenue is seen in this file photo.
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Which city has the most streets named after past presidents? It's not our nation's capital, Washington, D.C. The answer: New York City.

Online real estate marketplace Zillow decided to collect and analyze single-family homes, condos and co-ops on streets that have the last name of America's commanders-in-chief to celebrate Presidents Day. They found loads of interesting trivia among the 1.8 million homes, such as which president has the most expensive real estate on his street. We cannot tell a lie. It's not our first president, George Washington.

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The answer is actually streets with Coolidge in the name, in which their median home value is $176,300, higher than the U.S. median home value of $169,100, according to Zillow's research. By the way, 17,702 home are located on streets named after the 30th president, who once said: "Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business."

But the most common shared street name with a president's name is, perhaps not surprisingly, Washington, with 215,279 homes.

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Rich president, poor president? Here are the five presidential streets with the lowest median home values of the 35 largest metropolitan areas of the country:

1. Van Buren in St. Louis: $159,574

2. Fillmore in Indianapolis: $169,267

3. Bush in Dallas-Fort Worth: $186,512

4. Buchanan in Cleveland: $211,157

5. Cleveland in Tampa: $212,995

Here's a list of the 15 metropolitan areas -- out of 35 of the largest in the country -- that have the highest number of homes with U.S. presidents' names under that region's most common presidential street name:

15,714 homes

1.
New York

Most common street: Washington

13,120 homes

2.
Chicago

Most common street: Lincoln

11,143 homes

3.
Boston

Most common street: Washington

7,184 homes

4.
Philadelphia

Most common street: Washington

4,739 homes

5.
St. Louis

Most common street: Washington

3,831 homes

6.
Pittsburgh

Most common street: Washington

3,425 homes

7.
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Most common street: Washington

3,292 homes

8.
Los Angeles

Most common street: Lincoln

3,221 homes

9.
Detroit

Most common street: Lincoln

2,772 homes

10.
Denver

Most common street: Washington

2,703 homes

11.
Washington, D.C.

Most common street: Washington

2,266 homes

12.
Minneapolis-St. Paul

Most common street: Lincoln

2,182 homes

13.
Indianapolis

Most common street: Washington

2,148 homes

14.
Baltimore

Most common street: Washington

1,891 homes

15.
San Francisco

Most common street: Lincoln

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