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Row Houses

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Early 20th century. 734–752 West King St. (north side of West King St. between Samuel and Valley sts.)

This ten-unit row house is treated architecturally as five units. Entrances to each pair are behind pedimented sections of a long, continuous porch. Above the second floor, shallow pediments in line with the entrances provide a bit of relief to the heavy, continuous, cornice. The nicely designed row has a great deal of variety, instead of what could have been a long, uninteresting street facade.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Row Houses", [Martinsburg, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-BE6.3.

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