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Year Built


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D. Vogt, 2022



2400 to 2416 are part of a 16 unit group of row houses on I St. and New Hampshire Ave. (anchored by the corner yellow Fitzgerald House at 844 New Hampshire Ave.). The houses were built by J.H. Grant for developer Samuel Norment in 1886. The houses are brick, two bays wide, and two and half stories high. The houses share architectural motifs - a decorated cornice and segmental arches with beaded moldings over the openings. The houses have small fenced-in gardens or patios in the back.

No. 2402 has a side entry and six light transom over the door. In June 1966, the house was viewed by many as it was one of several houses on the first FB House and Garden tour.


1914 - Franz Wiesselblad
1958 - T.H. Elfman
1966 - Mr. and Mrs. Allen C Davis


Source Material 

Boyd's City directory, 1914
Foggy Bottom News. June 1958
Foggy Bottom News, "Foggy Bottom Readies for its First House and Garden Tour June 5," May 1966
EHT Traceries photo, Nov 1983
FBA History Project, "Working-Class Row Houses." Clio: Your Guide to History.

A sidewalk view of house with low brick retaining wall. (D. Vogt, May 2022)

A photo of rows on the 2400 Block I St. (Nov. 1983)

2400-2402 I St (summer, prior to 2015) (Ellie Becker Collection, DC Hist Center)

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