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1895. 202 12th St. N.W.

One suspects that the designer of this large brick house was thinking in terms of Richard Morris Hunt and his interpretation of the small chateaux of the Loire Valley in France. The bulkiness of its mass and of its three-story corner tower seem to have more to do with the earlier Richardsonian Romanesque than with the then-current vogue for the Châteauesque. The house has been converted to housing for the elderly.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Cedar Rapids, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE088.

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