George Washington had Mount Vernon. Thomas Jefferson had Monticello. Abe Lincoln had his Kentucky log cabin.

And now Barack Obama may have his Somerville basement apartment memorialized for the ages.

The city of Somerville is moving fast to cash in, so to speak, on one of its sort-of native sons, Barack Obama, who once lived at 365 Broadway Avenue in Somerville while at Harvard Law School. Mark our words: The home values on Winter Hill will never be the same.

File under: Somerville, An All-American City