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Designed by George Oakley Totten, Jr., the house was built in 1914 for industrialist and philanthropist Edward H.
Designed by George Oakley Totten, Jr., the house was built in 1914 for industrialist and philanthropist Edward H. Everett. The house was later used as the Turkish embassy, beginning in 1932, and became the Turkish ambassador's residence in 1999 when a new embassy building was built on Massachusetts Ave. The Everett House features a limestone facade, in Beaux-Arts neoclassic style.
2525 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
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