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Babcock-Macomb House

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1912, Arthur B. Heaton. 3415 Massachusetts Ave. NW
  • Babcock-Macomb House
  • Babcock-Macomb House
  • Babcock-Macomb House
  • Babcock-Macomb House
  • Babcock-Macomb House

Heaton's large number of Washington buildings, ranging from residences to firehouses, were most often a mixture of Colonial Revival and Arts and Crafts styles. His design for the brick Colonial Revival house for Kate W. Babcock was estimated to cost $24,500 by its builder James L. Parsons. Unusual was the organization of the facade's windows, five bays wide with the center three clustered together to form a triple entry, a motif very probably inspired by John R. Pope's nearby McCormick house (see NW48).

Writing Credits

Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee


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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "Babcock-Macomb 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, 386-386.

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