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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matured the inadequacies of the small rooms and out of date systems had to be addressed.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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November 24, 2014
Cristi Godwin wrote:
what color is the porch floor?
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The stone walkways, porch floor and stair treads are Pennsylvania Flagstone pavers. Thank you for your interest in our work!
    Bookmark   November 25, 2014 at 6:17AM
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August 31, 2014
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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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June 11, 2014
fortbob wrote:
Front door ? Who this the manufacturer?
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This is a Kolbe & Kolbe Craftsman front door. Thank you for your interest in our work!
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October 18, 2013
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Thank you so much. These are TAMKO 30 year black asphalt shingles. Good luck with your home!
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March 21, 2013
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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!
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January 19, 2013
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We can't share the floor plans, but thank you for your interest!
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December 9, 2012
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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!
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October 26, 2012
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)
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Love it!
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September 16, 2012
roseherdman wrote:
What type of windows are these?
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Katie Guice
Love the windows. What color Kolbe window? Thank you!
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These are wood windows from Kolbe that were painted with Sherwin-Williams Polished Mahogany (SW 2838).
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Steven Corley Randel, Architect added this to Roots of Style: The Birth of Modern Architecture
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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