Albert Pope and William Sherman designed this row of four three-story town houses as a demonstration of how such houses could urbanize a single-family neighborhood without brutalizing it in the process. The architects respected the existing front setback from the street, so the houses do not seem to mash their one-story neighbors. House fronts are treated as layered planes of brick, stucco, and concrete masonry units, giving a sense of shadowed depth to facades that are studies in carefully proportioned anonymity, a striking contrast to the strident styling themes typically pursued in speculative housing.
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Wroxton Town Houses
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