Evermay

1623 28th St., NW., Washington, District of Columbia

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey Charles E. Peterson, photographer June 14, 1942 SOUTH FRONT

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

The formality and elegance Evermay's architecture and landscaping create an ensemble of unparalleled beauty. The estate reflects twentieth-century aesthetics, rooted in and continuing Evermay's early nineteenth century architecture and landscape design. The property's considerable significance in terms of architecture and landscape architecture is augmented by the property's historical significance due to its extensive archives which contribute important information on the evolution of the estate, its owners, Georgetown, and Washington, D.C. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 3, 1973
Reference number
73002083
Architectural style
Federal
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant years
1801; 1818

Tags 

19th Century (36,354)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1801 (66)
Built during 1800s (1,257)
District of Columbia (525)
Federal (4,558)
House (26,794)
Nicholas King (1)
Private owner (54,396)
Slate (5,715)
Washington, District of Columbia (525)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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