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Berkeley L. Simmons House

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1922, George N. Ray. 2445 California St. NW

Ray designed the Simmons house with orthodox Georgian Revival forms, proportions, and details, with the exception of the monolithic limestone frame around the door, which he interpreted as a Roman gate decorated with niches, swags, and paterae.

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Author: 
Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee
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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "Berkeley L. Simmons House", [Washington, District of Columbia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/DC-01-SK50.

Print Source

Buildings of the District of Columbia, Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 354-354.

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