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1933, Jules Henri de Sibour. Constitution Ave. between 19th and 20th streets NW

This simple, four-story, white marble building is set in a terraced lawn thickly planted with trees and surrounded at the base by a balustrade. Aluminum window spandrels, each separated by fluted pilasters, and the gray tile roof provide a cool, restrained effect to the composition. The building originally housed Public Health Service offices and library.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee
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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "Interior South", [Washington, District of Columbia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/DC-01-FB07.

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Buildings of the District of Columbia, Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 210-210.

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