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D. T. and Eugenia E. Donohoe House

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1889, Edwin H. Fowler. 1014 East Capitol St. NE

Unadulterated Richardsonian Romanesque buildings on Capitol Hill are rare, although influence of this style pervades most of the late Victorian styles erected here. Two canonical Richardsonian examples are neighboring houses, both substantial, rock-faced, white limestone buildings with deep entry porches set off by foliated columns. The light color of the stone somewhat offsets the ponderousness of the walls, as do intermittent bands of smooth stone that reflect more light than do the textured surfaces.

Writing Credits

Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee


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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "D. T. and Eugenia E. Donohoe House", [Washington, District of Columbia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of the District of Columbia, Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 257-257.

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