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Patterson House, 15 Dupont Circle Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Patterson House, 15 Dupont Circle Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This structure is a McKim, Mead and White example of neoclassicism in the decorative Italianate manner. The white marble and glazed terra-cotta building is heavily ornamented. The court, which breaks the south corner of polygonal plan, gives added light to the interior and commands the approach of vehicular traffic around Dupont Circle.
Survey number: HABS DC-270
Building/structure dates: 1901- 1903 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1956 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1917 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
McKim, Mead & White
Patterson, Robert Wilson
Patterson, Eleanor (Elinor) Medill
George A. Fuller Company
De Sibour, J H
William P. Lipscomb & Company
The Washington Club
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90990, -77.04238
Google Map of 38.9099013, -77.0423801
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html