2524 I STREET NW
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The south side of the 2500 block of I Street features nine row houses built in 1911 (2512-2528 I Street). Even though these houses have more land than others in the neighborhood, they were built as low cost-housing for working people. The largest group of houses have set backs from the street that allow for a variety of terraced landscaping.
Nos. 2520-2528 were designed by Washington architect N.R. Grimm and built by Charles W. King, Jr. These houses are slightly wider and have slightly more ornate brickwork than Nos. 2512-2518. No. 2524 has wide lintels over the windows and front door and the front door's transom has been boarded over. It shares a dentilled cornice with adjoining houses.
D. Vogt, 2022
1914 -- Clarence Shorts
1958 -- John B. Howerton
Boyds City Directory, 1914
Foggy Bottom Association News, June 1958
EHT Traceries, historic area house survey, 1983
FBA History Project, "Rows with Spacious Front Gardens." Clio: Your Guide to History. https://theclio.com/tour/2098/10
Street view (D. Vogt, May 2022)