Johnson's Room & Board

Known Name(s)

Johnson's Room & Board


553 23rd Newport News, VA

Establishment Type(s)

Room and Board

Physical Status



The 1955 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map shows 553 23rd Street as the northern half of a duplex with 551 23rd Street. Each is two-story, of indeterminate construction material, with a noncombustible roof, and a two-story rear porch.

Detailed History

1966/67 Green Book ad: "Clean, comfortable rooms."

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