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3831 Albemarle Street, NW Washington, D. C.

  • Name: The Ada Poore House
  • Year Built: 1983-1894

The Ada Poore House, named for its long time occupant who was known as “the saint of Tenleytown” for her good works. It was constructed in the folk style. The foundation is of local stone and orange cow hair was used to bind the plaster walls.

The original 1.73 acre lot was subdivided in the 1950s and a pair of modern brick “infill” houses were built to either side of teh historic house.











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