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Historic Landmark Nomination Received and Filed for Hearing

Greetings:   The DC Historic Preservation Office recently received and filed for hearing one historic landmark nomination:

 

Case 17-17   Bloomingdale Historic District - ANC 5E

               "Including all lots and condominiums within the following squares:  Squares 3099-3125 and 3127; plus federal Reservations 276A and 277A" 

                       - nominated by DC Preservation League

 

Historic Southwest DC house sold

The Thomas Law House

"Built in the Federal style in 1794, the Law House is listed on the DC Inventory ofHistoric Sites and the National Register ofHistoric Places. Its form is rectangular, with a longer north-south axis, and it stands three stories tall above a raised basement. Its west fac;ade has five bays and its south three. Its brick walls are divided horizontally by stone belt courses above and below the raised first story. Its main entrance, accessed by curving steps with iron railings, is on the west fac;ade.

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