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Object ID 1000.119.03
Title 101 East Kirke Street
Object Name Exhibit
Date 1999
Creator Eleanor Ford
Description 101 East Kirke Street house, garden, barn, carriage house (102 East Lenox Street) (p. 3 of 3: see 1000.119.01-02)
April 25, 1999
Chevy Chase Historical Society Gala

Panel #3

The Carriage House, stables?, barn? (for 101 E. Kirke St.) now 102 E. Lenox St.

1899
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Weaver's new house and barn on original property [1000.119.03a].

1999
Site of original building and roof line shows original width and length; original height is unknown [see 1000.119.03b, and 2008.280.05].

1924
Dr. and Mrs. Whitman Cross, new owners, added a shed and greenhouse to the east side [1000.119.03c, 1000.119.03d, and 2008.280.02-2].

1945-54
Mr. and Mrs. Don C. Glassie, new owners, made the building into a liveable house, on the 1924 ground plan.

1954
102 E. Lenox St. sold separately from 101 E. Kirke St. Subsequent owners greatly enlarged it [1000.119.03e].

1999
View of rear: garage, sun room, living room and porch additions [2008.280.03].

Do you have any information about the architectural history of this house?
…or any photographs of its earlier appearance??
…or any additions or corrections to the information above??
If so, let Eleanor Ford or the Kirbys know. Thank you.

Photographs by W. Sharon Farr; prints by Jeff Knab, Light Incorporated.