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Year Built


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Nos. 2503-2507 were designed in 1892 by Thomas Francis Jr. and built by George W. Dove for T.B. Harrison. They feature large projecting bays and a strong vertical brick cornice. No. 2507 is currently being extensively renovated, while keeping the façade (more or less) – the one next to it (No. 2505) is in dire need of renovation (as of January 2023).

No. 2505 has a long double-hung window above the door in 1982 (in place of the oculus at No. 2503). A metal hood supported by brackets appears over the front door. (EHT Traceries) The house has been in poor conditions since before 2020 - its windows and doors are currently boarded up and the house continues to deteriorate.

D. Vogt, 2022


Ownership History

1914 - Daniel Wrenn


Source Material 

Boyds City Directory, 1914
EHT Traceries, historic house survey and photo, 6/1982
FBA History Project, "Rows with Spacious Front Gardens." Clio: Your Guide to History.

2505 I St. (Foggy Bottom News, Feb. 1960)

Street view (D. Vogt, May 2022)

Backyard view (D. Vogt, May 2022)

2507-2505 I St., 1983 (EHT Traceries)

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