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D. Vogt, 2022


Article talks about FB alley resident, Donna St. John, and alley housing, Wash. Post, Met Life section, by Linda Wheeler, Aug. 8, 1983 (The article has photos but are not included here.)

Continuation of Document 1 about alley life in Snows court and other areas, by author Linda Wheeler, Wash. Post , Aug. 8, 1983


The facade of this two story house has an unusual placement of windows. The upper level double hung window is centered. The cluster of houses at 8-20 Snows Court were designed and built in 1884 by Oliver Cox for developer Edwin Greer. Nos. 10-20 are extremely simple rowhouses, lacking any ornamental or architectural design. The doors are at ground level, and generally lack ornamental features. The buildings end without a cornice.


1958 - Elinor Goodspeed


Source Material 

A History Project, FB Historic District Walking Tour. "Snows Court Row Houses ."

Foggy Bottom Association News, Feb. 1961;
Rhea Radin, "From the Bottom Up," Foggy Bottom News, June 1959; and June 1958
George Beveridge, "City's Foggy Bottom See Test Ground of Urban Renewal," Evening Star, Oct. 23, 1955;

EHT Traceries, historic area building survey, Nov. 1983

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