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Samuel C. Heald House

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1895, John Granville Meyers. 1016 East Capitol St. NE
  • Samuel C. Heald House (Pamela Scott)

Openness resulting from an unusually even balance between walls and windows, variety in window shapes and coherence in their groupings, sensitive handling of rock-faced limestone walls with smooth surfaces emphasizing tectonic seams, and intertwined foliated decoration used in an entirely personal, rather than standardized, manner: all characterize the well-designed and very well-crafted Heald house. The builder, Robert Collins, erected it for $7,000, a considerable sum in 1895.

Writing Credits

Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee


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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "Samuel C. Heald 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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