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Embassy of Kenya (F. A. Keep House, 1906, and C. Russell Peyton House, 1908)
Wyeth was involved in the design of both of these houses. In partnership with Cresson, he erected 2251 in 1906; two years later he designed 2249 on his own. The buildings are linked by the same cubic massing, common cornice lines, limestone facades, and by a double arch leading to garages, probably done in Brooke's 1937 renovation to accommodate the Swedish Embassy. Their similarities are striking and their differences subtle: the Peyton house has five bays in comparison to the Keep house's three.
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