Whelan designed the Scully house following a very traditional and regular undormered Georgian Revival composition but constructed it of uncoursed fieldstone. In contrast to his contemporary house at 2435 Kalorama Road (see SK36), which is irregular in composition, this house is built of small but rectilinear ashlar blocks laid in even courses, a subtle inversion of what one might expect. The Scully house is unadorned except for a columnar porch and Palladian window above that establish a strong central axis.
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William A. Scully House
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