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1928, Wyeth and Sullivan. 2340 Kalorama Rd. NW

The English-inspired Arts and Crafts house is effectively removed from the street by its siting on a walled embankment. Composed symmetrically of two, two-and-a-half-story gabled wings framing a one-and-a-half-story central block, its multicolored slate roof, mixture of brick and half timbering, and asymmetrical window placement are integrated into a pleasing composition.

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Author: 
Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee
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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "House", [Washington, District of Columbia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/DC-01-SK44.

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Buildings of the District of Columbia, Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 353-353.

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