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Porter Street Bungalow craftsman-exterior
 

Porter Street Bungalow

The Cleveland Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C boasts some of the most beautiful and well maintained bungalows of the late 19th century. Residential streets are distinguished by the most significant craftsman icon, the front porch.
Porter Street Bungalow was different. The stucco walls on the right and left side elevations were the first indication of an original bungalow form. Yet the swooping roof, so characteristic of the period, was terminated at the front by a first floor enclosure that had almost no penetrations and presented an unwelcoming face. Original timber beams buried within the enclosed mass provided the
only fenestration where they nudged through. The house,
known affectionately as ‘the bunker’, was in serious need of
a significant renovation and restoration.
A young couple purchased the house over 10 years ago as
a first home. As their family grew and professional lives
matured the inadequacies of the small rooms and out of date systems had to be addressed. The program called to significantly enlarge the house with a major new rear addition. The completed house had to fulfill all of the requirements of a modern house: a reconfigured larger living room, new shared kitchen and breakfast room and large family room on the first floor and three modified bedrooms and master suite on the second floor.

Front photo by Hoachlander Davis Photography.
All other photos by Prakash Patel.
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idbusah wrote:
house plan/more photos - how can I get the house plan? can I also get more photos of the interior I.e. bedrooms
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Sorry, but we do not share our house plans. You can check out all available photos here...

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fortbob wrote:
Front door ? Who this the manufacturer?
   Comment   June 11, 2014
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This is a Kolbe & Kolbe Craftsman front door. Thank you for your interest in our work!
June 11, 2014 at 6:39AM   
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Ann Gray wrote:
hi, what color and brand are the roof shingles? - thanks for showing us this beautiful home... we are looking for a nice combination of colors to renovate a historic cottage, this is inspiring !!
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Thank you so much. These are TAMKO 30 year black asphalt shingles. Good luck with your home!
October 21, 2013 at 10:04AM     
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andybmoore wrote:
Would you say sample chip same as actual color? - Love your house color, but not liking the downing earth sample chip. Is it a true representation of the color? Your house see s softer and lighter than the sw sample chip. Picking stucco colors now, please let me know your thoughts. Thanks
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Those are the correct colors for this home. It might just be a matter of the photograph making the color look lighter and more gray. If you like the colors here, I would suggest putting up a sample on the side of your home to see what you think. Thanks for your interest!
March 26, 2013 at 6:51AM     
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cslowrance wrote:
Floor plan - Would it be possible to get the floor plan and square footage of this house? I love it!
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We can't share the floor plans, but thank you for your interest!
January 22, 2013 at 12:54PM   
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dawnbrantley wrote:
Is this a new build or renovation? - We were debating whether this is a new build or renovation.
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This was a renovation! A photo of the home before the renovation has now been added to the project's photo collection. Check it out!
December 10, 2012 at 2:13PM     
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roseherdman wrote:
What color is the stucco and the siding?
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These are the colors from Sherwin Williams...

All trim, including eaves: Downing Sand SW 2822 (finish-semigloss)
Cedar Shingles: Downing Earth SW 2820 (finish-flat)
Stucco: Downing Earth SW 2820 (finish-semigloss)
Windows: Polished Mahogany SW 2838 (finish-semigloss)
November 7, 2012 at 7:28AM     
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Love it!
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roseherdman wrote:
What type of windows are these?
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Katie Guice
Love the windows. What color Kolbe window? Thank you!
November 12, 2013 at 6:46PM   
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These are wood windows from Kolbe that were painted with Sherwin-Williams Polished Mahogany (SW 2838).
November 13, 2013 at 7:21AM   
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This remodeled and updated house has tapered wood columns set on stucco pedestals. In contrast to the previous house, the roof formation is a side gable, rather than front facing. A shed dormer penetrates the main roof form. This is a common Craftsman characteristic. Also notice the mixture of stucco and shingle siding.
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The Craftsman became the most popular home style between 1905 and into the 1920s in the U.S., due to the expansion of magazines and the availability of kit homes. Many of these homes had a low-pitched gable roof, a front porch supported by large, tapered columns, an upper-paned door with the windows separated from the lower half of the door by a thick piece of trim, double-hung windows, a single dormer on the front of the house, stone accents and earthy paint colors. Most also had exposed rafter tails and roof beams and knee braces under a deep roof eave.

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