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    4720 16TH Street NW

    WASHINGTON, DC 20011
    • $2,750,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 45 days
    • ID#: DCDC495432
    $2,750,000
    • 8
      BEDS
    • 0.34
      ACRES
    • 6
      BATHS
    • 4
      1/2 BATHS
    • 10,350
      SQFT
    • $266
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1927
    County:

    School Information

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    Middle School:
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    Description

    The Griffith / Williams House. The house was designed by James Cooper, a prominent Washington architect, who was born in Rockville, MD. Cooper began practicing as a partner in a New York City firm where he did the New York City Yacht Club and the Belmont Hotel. He returned to the Washington area where his first design was built in 1922. He was known for his love of the Tudor and English revival styles and oversaw the construction of 330 structures of varying scope. Cooper designed embassy buildings in the Kalorama area of Washington, DC and perhaps his most notable achievement was the Foxhall Village Subdivision that contains some of the most prominent homes in the DC area to this day. The house features baseball themed highlights such as domed lights that were decorated as baseballs and brick work that displayed baseball diamonds in their center. Clark Griffith was famous for his ties to Washington+GGs political elite and he entertained them at this house that was located on 16th Street, just a few miles north of the White House. In 1959 he sold the house to Smallwood Williams, the founder of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Williams started as a sidewalk preacher, but became a prominent member of the DC community in his own right and his church on New Jersey Avenue, near the intersection with New York Avenue, was a large and successful presence in the local religious community. Calvin Griffith told Jon Kerr in the biography, Calvin, +G+That house was so damn beautiful it was unbelievable,+G- describing the ornate woodwork and carvings by Italian artisans.

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    4720 16TH Street NW WASHINGTON, DC 20011

    • Price: $2,750,000
    • Status: Active
    • ID#: DCDC495432
    8
    Beds
    6
    Baths
    4
    ½ Baths
    0.34
    Acres
    10,350
    SQFT
    $266
    $/SQFT
    1927
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Crestwood
    County:
    Washington
    Elementary School:
    Call School Board
    Middle School:
    Call School Board
    High School:
    Call School Board
    School District:
    District Of Columbia Public Schools
    Property Description
    The Griffith / Williams House. The house was designed by James Cooper, a prominent Washington architect, who was born in Rockville, MD. Cooper began practicing as a partner in a New York City firm where he did the New York City Yacht Club and the Belmont Hotel. He returned to the Washington area where his first design was built in 1922. He was known for his love of the Tudor and English revival styles and oversaw the construction of 330 structures of varying scope. Cooper designed embassy buildings in the Kalorama area of Washington, DC and perhaps his most notable achievement was the Foxhall Village Subdivision that contains some of the most prominent homes in the DC area to this day. The house features baseball themed highlights such as domed lights that were decorated as baseballs and brick work that displayed baseball diamonds in their center. Clark Griffith was famous for his ties to Washington+GGs political elite and he entertained them at this house that was located on 16th Street, just a few miles north of the White House. In 1959 he sold the house to Smallwood Williams, the founder of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Williams started as a sidewalk preacher, but became a prominent member of the DC community in his own right and his church on New Jersey Avenue, near the intersection with New York Avenue, was a large and successful presence in the local religious community. Calvin Griffith told Jon Kerr in the biography, Calvin, +G+That house was so damn beautiful it was unbelievable,+G- describing the ornate woodwork and carvings by Italian artisans.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Tudor Construction Materials Brick Direction Faces North Door Features Double Entry Exterior Features Flood Lights Garage Spaces 2.00 Garage Type Garage - Front Entry Garage YN Yes Location Type Corner Lot/Unit Lot Features CornerLevelRear Yard Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Asphalt Driveway Parking Types Attached GarageDrivewayOff Street Pool No Pool Property Condition Major Rehab Needed Riparian Rights YN No Road Responsibility City/County Roof Slate Soil Types Unknown View CityStreet Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 8300 Basement FullHeatedOutside EntranceRear Entrance Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 2050 Cooling None Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 4 Flooring HardwoodTile/Brick Heating RadiatorSteam Heating YN Yes Interior Features 2nd KitchenAdditional StairwayAtticBreakfast AreaButlers PantryCedar Closet(S)Crown MoldingsCurved StaircaseElevatorExposed BeamsFamily Room Off KitchenFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - GourmetKitchen - Table SpaceKitchenetteWalk-In Closet(S) Laundry Type Basement Levels 4 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomSitting RoomBedroom 3Bedroom 4Bedroom 5KitchenDenLibraryFoyerBreakfast RoomBedroom 1Sun/Florida RoomLaundryMaid/Guest QuartersOtherRecreation RoomSolariumUtility RoomWorkshopBedroom 6Bathroom 1Bathroom 2Bathroom 3Half Bath Security Features 24 Hour SecurityElectric AlarmMotion DetectorsSecurity SystemSmoke Detector Spa YN No Upper Level1 Bedrooms 8 Walls Ceilings 9'+ CeilingsBeamed CeilingsPlaster Walls

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features 2+ Access Exits Assessment Year 2022 Association YN No Builder Model Custom Builder Name James Cooper Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel None Cross Street Decatur Elevators 1 Entry Level 1 Foundation Details Block Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN No Horse YN No Hot Water 60+ Gallon TankNatural Gas Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304385136485 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer No Septic System Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 14147.00 Tax Assessment Amount 1752750.00 Tax Lot 10 Transportation Airport Less Than 10 MilesBus Stop Less Than 1 MileMetro/Subway Station 1 To 3 Miles Utilities Natural Gas AvailablePhoneSewer AvailablePhone AvailablePhone ConnectedElectric Available Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Casement Year Built Effective 1927 Zoning R-1-B

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