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  • maybe i’m not seeing it right, but is this another one of those combination tudors and bungalows, which we were labeling variously tudalows or bungadors, etc.?

  • I’d call this Chicago-style or Prairie-style. Especially with those overhangs. It’s pretty modern, actually, but those styles grew out and around that era of tudor-revival and craftsman, from which bungalows grew out as well — all a rejection of Victorian excess.

  • I parked in front of this house when my friends and I went on the EU embassy tour! I thought it was strange – neat house, but totally out of character for our region. Christopher is right: definitely a prairie-style house, reminiscent of F. L. Wright’s early work in his neighborhood of Oak Park.

  • @JohnnyReb And of course he wasn’t the only one working in that style in Oak Park. It’s not called the Chicago school for nothing. And it influenced modernism around the world. Architecture is like — it travels back and forth across boundaries. (PoP has noted the tile roofs and other affections of 1920s design here which has roots in Garden City programs within England.) DC has a variety of housing types, especially outside of the red-brick 19th century core, reflecting developer and architectural trends of various times.

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