Then and Now: 1222-1232 Irving Street, NW

1222-1232 Irving St. 1907Then: Pictured in the March 3, 1907, Washington Times, the paper had this to say about 1222-1232 Irving Street, NW. The homes are built by L. E. Breuninger, after plans drawn by Architect N. R. Grimm. A radical departure has been made in the building of large front porches to the houses. The idea of course not new, having been a popular one years ago, but its revival now shows a return to a feature in house building which is most desirable through the long summer of this area.
1222-1232 Irving StreetNow: Other than many of them being brightly painted, the chief difference I noticed was the missing balustrade along the roof line.


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