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947 25TH STREET NW

Year Built

1879

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History

This brick, two story, three bay flat facade house retains its original size and framing of door and windows. The door has a transom and the door and windows are crowned by brick molded hood arches. The house has several star shaped tie rods and a wooden cornice is dentilled with brackets at each end. No. 947 was built in 1879 for Leo McGraw.

D. Vogt, 2022

Documents

Ownership History

1879 - Leo McGraw
1983 - James B. Price
1983 - Lian von Wantock

Recollections

Source Material 

FBA History Project, Foggy Bottom Historic District Walking Tour, "The Tallest Row Houses." https://theclio.com/tour/2098/17
EHT Traceries, historic area building survey, 11/1983

A sidewalk view of the house with two tier brick steps and low brick retaining wall. (D. Vogt, May 2022)

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