Preview of This Architectured Gem '
1520 Iris St. N.W.
Open Saturday and Sunday , 11 to 6
The INTERIOR of Hiil unusual homo it artistically planned, both for '
comfortable living, and a Hostess's delight for gracious entertaining.
EXQUISITE in detail! MUST BE SEEN! t
SOME FEATURES INCLUDE: Spaciou. entrance with beautiful
CIRCULAR stairway. Lovely step-down living room. Large dining room x
and very large kitchen with adjoining Breakfast Room, suitoble for 6
Os B persons. Private Panelled Library. Powder room. Upstairs are 4 i
bedrooms and 2Vi baths. Finished Studio Room on 3rd floor. Ex-'
ceptional Recreation Room and 'Top-Room". Moid’s room and both. ,
Lovely Patio and screened Porch. Eves, call OL. 4-7629.
Dirtctions: Out llth St. to Iris St., turn right to Oven Sign. (
Office Open UuUßUfepA/A/7//)? Office Open
Sunday Till .T Daily Till
12 P.M. - I. i..i. 6 P.M.
REALTORS —BUILDERS—VA.—D. C.—MB.
D. C. Office: 5022 Conn. Ava. at Nebr. Ava.—EM. 2-7400
TODAY’S BEST BEYS
Open Saturday and Sunday, 2-6
CONN. AVE. and UPTON ST.
Neor Dunbarton College. Holy Cross Academy, Bureau of Standards.
Brand-new preshowing of smart town house with center-hall plon.
De luxe kitchen with Thermador oven. Powder room, first floor.
Three bedrooms, bath second floor. Full, finished, daylight base
ment, both. Lovely level lot.
To Reach: Out Connecticut Ate., riant on Upton St. to "Open" elan.
7000 WESTERN AVENUE
Blessed Sacrament Parish
Red brick Colonial with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, second floor. Screened
porch, lovely level lot. Attached garage.
To Reach: Out Connecticut Ave. to Chevy Chase Circle, right on Western
Ave. to 7000 block and "Open” sign.
5716 32nd ST. N.W.
Sear Lafayette School
Red brick Colonial, featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, second floor.
Modem kitchen, den on first floor. Finished attic ond basement.
Excellent Value at $25,500
To Reach: Out Connnecticut Ave. to Nebraska, right to fftrd St. and lett
to 6716 and "Oven” sign.
Legum & Gerber Realty Co.
3315 Conn. Ave. N.W. EM. 2-9000
DO YOU WANT SOLAR LIVING?
(A Truly Modern Home)
2610 Henderson Avenue
A modern designed, port glass rambler. Three sunny bedrooms, 28 ft.
living-dining room expanse. Large level fenced yard. Many unusual custom
appointments. An unusual home for $15,650.
Directions: Out Georgia Ave. about 5 MocK* past the Wheaton Shopping
Center to Henderson Are. left to home.
DO YOU WANT A COUNTRY RAMBLER?
(With Baseboard Hot Water Heat)
11010 Cherry Hill Rd.
A nearly new all-brick full-basement rambler with three large bedrooms,
spacious living room, family dining room, table-space, country kitchen,
garage, full bosement (with outside entrance), all on a wooded level lot.
An outstanding buy at $21,950.
Directions. Out New Hamvshire Ave. to Nillandale Shopping Center, right
on Franklin Ave. to Powder Mill Rd . left to Cherry Hill Rd.. right about
Va mile to home: or out Route 1 about 1 mile past the LaConga Restaurant
to Cherry Hill Rd.. left about l miles to home.
DO YOU WANT A SPLIT-LEVEL?
(With a Full Basement)
11706-11712 Berwick Rd.—Quaint Acres
Beautiful custom-built home on acra lot. The roomy center-hall plan
includes three very large bedrooms, 2’i baths, separata dining roam,
eating-space kitchen, recreation room, two-car garage. Basement under
Direction*: Out Colesville ltd. about I miles past Four Corners to Quefnt
Acre* 1 16 mile vast the intersection a 1 Hew Hampshire Ave. Extended and
Colentlle Rd.l, left on Quaint Acres Dr. t blocks to Berwick, left te home.
HOMES OPEN SUNDAY, ONE ’TIL DARK
A. J. KESSIYGER & CO., Realtors
1005 Bonifont St., Silver Spring, Md. JU. 9-4544
All Open Sunday \ 1 to 6 P.M.
★ ★ ★
3618 WARREN STREET N.W.—CLEVELAND PARK
Immaculate in no uncertain terms. Center-hall plan, spacious
ness, convenience and value keynote this quality-constructed
brick Colonial. Three twin-size bedrooms, two tile boths on
second floor. Screend porch, garoge. Nice lot, neor Bureau
of Standards. Close to all schools and transportation.
Directions: Out Reno Rd to Warren St., lett !o "Oven" *t,n.
3935 Livingiton St. N.W.—CHEVY CHASE, D. C.
Quality, value and locotion. VA appraised. One block west of
Connecticut Avenue. Walking distance to Blessed Socroment
Church. Detached brick Colonial with heavy slate roof. 4 BED
ROOMS, 2 BATHS, full basement, screened porch, attached
j garage; level lot. Must be sold.
j Directions: Out Conn. Ave. to Livingston St., lett one block to "Open" sign.
3911 THORNAPPLE ST._CHEVY CHASE, MD.
First presentation. Attractive brick Cape Cod in this established
and much sought-after location. Two bedrooms and bath, plus
den on first floor; two bedrooms and both on second. Full
basement, porch, attached garage. One block west of Connecticut
Avenue, walking distance to Rosemary School.
Direction*: Out Conn. Ave. to Thornapple St., lett one block to "Oven" sign.
8521 MILFORD AVENUE—ROSEMARY HILLS, MD.
Paying $125 per month rent? Low down payment, payments at
$125 per month Include principal, interest, taxes and insurance.
Charming exterior, immaculate interior. Brick Colonial with
powder room on first floor, living room, dining room, modern
kitchen with dining space; three bedrooms and tile bath; select
j knotty pine ree. room.; screened porch. Nice lot.
Directions Out Connecticut Ave. to East-West Htahicav rloht one
J mile to Sundale Dr., le/t to Milford Ave., right to, "Open" sign.
9404 Seddon Rd.—Burning Tree Estates, Md.
(Also Open Saturday , 1 to 6)
New brick-and-stone, center-hall, split-level rambler on Vi-acre
level lot. Wide reception hall, 27x16 living room with 12-ft.
oval bay window, 14x13 dining room, 18x 12 de luxe kitchen with
built-in luxurious breakfost lounge; 28-ft. paneled den with bath;
3 really twin-size bedrooms, 2 beautiful tile baths on upper level.
Stairway to storage attic; tremendous closets; large screened
porch with barbecue; full basement; stone patio; 2-car attached
garage. Price $35,450.
Directions: Out Bradlev Bird, to Seven Locks Rd.. left to Rose Hill
Drive, lett to Barnum Rd.. right to Seddon Rd. and "Open" sign.
8201 COLSTON PLACE—ROCK CREEK FOREST
Charming brick Colonial on beautiful corner lot. Large living
room, dining room, kitchen with dining space, 3 twin-size bed
-1 rooms, 2 boths; full basement with Vi bath; attached garage;
large screened porch.
| Directions: Out Connecticut Are. to Enst-Wcst Hwv . right on Fast-West
1 Hwu. past Meadow Lane to Colston Dr., turn right and straight ahead
to "Open ’ sign.
REALTY BROKERS , INC.
5504 Connecticut Ave. N.W. KE. 7-0900
The volume of mortgages rec-
L orded in the Nation last year
reached an all-time record total
L of $23 billion, the Home Loan
; ; Bank Board announced today.
f The 1954 figure was 16 pier cent
. above the aggregate for 1953
L the previous annual high.
I | The estimates are confined to
\ nonfarm mortgages of $20,000
I or less, and reflect loans to fi
\ nance homes either newly built
, ; or existing.
\ In December, 1954, mortgage
I recordings amounted to $2.3 bil- ;
y lion, surpassing any month since
■ compilations were first made in
» The announcement attributed
increased lending during 1954 to
-a sustained high rate of home
** * *
James C. Leeper, past presi
dent of the Philadelphia Build
ing Owners and Managers As
sociation and of BOMA’s Middle
Atlantic Conference, will speak
on “Modernization Cost of Office
Buildings" at the luncheon meet- !
ing of the local BOMA at 12:15
p.m. March 23 in the Burlington
A guest at the meeting, which
will feature an exhibit by the
association's associate members
will be Sterling Bigler, of Phila
delphia, president of the National
Association of Building Owners
** * *
The Prefabricated Home Man
: ufacturers' Institute has an
nounced that Harry L. Hewes,
' former information officer with
the Federal Works Agency and
Housing and Home Finance
Agency, has joined its staff as
associate editor of the magazine
PF-Tlie Magazine of Prefabrica
** * *
Francis E. Maloney, Washing
ton real estate broker, has been !
named a senior member of the
_ Society of Residential Appraisers
by the society’s Board of Gov
< ernors. *
s** * *
l C. Louis Caputi, president of
$ Falls Church Realty, Inc., nas
\ announced removal of the
J firm’s office to 916 West Broad
street, Falls Church.
** * *
American Unversity announced
this week enrollment of 97 per
s sons in its Real Estate Appraisal
i course—highest in the last 6
5 years. Total enrollment in the
s university’s five real estate and
5 land planning courses was re-
ported as 206 persons.
s** * *
Joseph R. Little, real estate ;
\ broker, announces the removal
of his office to 8416 Georgia
avenue. Silver Spring, Md. Clar-
J ence F. (Bud' Fisher will be
associated with Mr. Little in the
$ new office.
** * *
5 I Donald A. Otenasek, repre
-5 sentative of the American Radi
s ator & Standard Sanitary Corp.,.
$ announced this week his firm
\ has undertaken a new program
5 of participation with the build
s ers in the Washington Metro- j
politan Area In a newspaper ad-
vertising campaign. The program
also will cover the country as a
J whole, he said.
FOREST HILLS, D. C. i
First Offering of Custom Built Home
4555 Linnrau Avenue N.W.
A red brick true Colonial of spacious dimensions, located 1
on well-landscaped corner lot. House Is of center-hall (
plan; 3 bedrooms and 2 baths upstairs, plus fourth bed
room and bath on third floor with extra storeroom, etc. |
Priced Exceptionally Low
Open Today, 2 to 6 P.M. I
Open Sunday, 1 to 6 P.M.
To Reach: . Out Conn. Ate., right on Albemarle to Linnean, left to
"Open” house at corner of Brandywine. *
Lcgum & Gerber. Realty Co. /
3315 Conn. Ave. N.W. Exclusive Realtors EM. 2-9000 I
7908 Glendale Road
(Near Columbia Country Club>
Attractive new brick residence; entrance hall, living room, dining
room, modern kitchen, screened porch; 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.
Entire living area on one level. Large attic fan for summer cooling.
Two-cor garage. Recreation room areo. Laundry and lavatory in
the basement. One short block to bus.,
BUILT BY THE*SIMPSON PEAK COMPANY
OPEN SUNDAY, 2 TO 5
D!RECTIONS: Out Connecticut Are part East-West Htcv .. turn right at
next traffic light 1 short block, then right to house.
Ka.VUAI.L 11. IIACNKR At CO.MPAAY
1321 Connecticut Avenue N.W. Telephone! DEcstur 2-3600
S \ WITH HIS 2 BROTHERS. HE HAS SAIL- J— ■
ED ANO CRUISED MORE THAN ZS.OOO Jb.
MILES. THEY NOW OWN MWOF
/ V \n ciarhe’s early life was
FORMER PRES .DC HOME BUILDUPS /• \\ DIRECTED TOWARDS FINE
ASSOCIATON. MEMBER. BOARDS OF / V* C.V AY ARTS. HE STUDIED ABROAD
ARLINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL / FOR 9 YEARS.AND AT 19 RE
AND KEYSTONE AUTOMOBILE CLUB; ' CEIVED HONORABLE MENTION
PAST DIRECTOR, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION iU \ FROM THE SOCIETY OF FRENCH
OF HOME BUIIOERS TRUSTEE.NAHB RE- . \ ARTISTS. HE STILL LIKES TO
SEARCH INSTITUTE-ABUILDER FOB 19Y«S jHpp' \ PAINT PORTRAITS
—Sketches by Star Staff Artist Zang Auerbach.
Better Seal Knots in Wood
Before Starting to Paint
Before painting over a knot in
wood, be sure to fill any cavities
with plastic wood or wood putty
and then apply a sealer to the
area to prevent the sap in the
knot from staining the new
This sealer may be a product
made especially for the purpose
or shellac. When you use shellac,
remember that you usually need
alcohol to “cut” or thin it. The
label on the can will let you
know the proportions to use.
Call Us Today
808 N. Capitol St.
pHi New detached center-hall brick Williamsburg
pi Colonial home. Large living room, separate dining |!
room, modern kitchen with breakfast space, large p
pa bedroom and bath first floor. 3 bedrooms and 1> 2 p
pi baths second floor. Large recreation room with
gi bath, 2-car garage. Large combination of
screened and glassed-in porch. Reasonably priced.* ,h|
E3 Will consider trade. ||
4831 CHEVY CHASE BLVD.
• . ] Open Saturday and Sunday, 1-6 M
DIRECTIONS: Wisconsin Avenue to Chevy k?|
tro Chase Boulevard, west to "Open' sign
j|f FRANK CALCARA |
Your choice of 2 or 3-bedroom homes with 2 powder
rooms plus bathroom, a complete recreation room, de luxe
kitchen, Anchor-fenced lots and many, many extras.
Excellent financing on conventional or up to 30-year
FHA terms. These homes are just inside the District
Line and are convenient to schools, shopping and trans
portation. We also have a few with built-in garages.
Prices from $13,750 te $15,950
Sample Home Furnished by The Hecht Co.
Harold G. Katz, Agent
MODEL HOME OPEN EVERY DAY
DIRECTIONS: Out New Hampshire Ave. to Missouri Are., then right
and straight through to Riggs Road and Oglethrope St. N.E. and model
1 HOMES AT MODEST PRICES j
All Open Sunday r , 12 to Dark
5719 67th Avenue
Gl—No Money Down
§ $64.06 Monthly Including Taxee and Insurance |
1 2-bedroom Cape Cod with expansible attic and very large |
1 kitchen. Four blocks to elementary schools and Clover Leaf 1
| on new Washington-Baltlmore Parkway.
5 Directions: Out Hew York Ave over new WaMnpton-Baltimnre Pkwv. =
£ to Rive.rdale Clover Leal, bear right on Riverdale Rd. to 66th Ave. (Va s
= block): right on 66th Ave. I block to Patterson St., left t blocks to 67th a
2 Ave. and right to No. 5719.
5609 Patterson Street
YE si—No Money Down
i $75.12 Monthly Including Taxes and Insurance
1 3-bedroom bungalow with den, living room, dining room,
1 large kitchen and partial basement. Vacant.
5 Directions: From Detente Highway in Blodensburg go north on Edmon- 5
ston Rd. one block past Riverdale Rd. traffic light, and right on Patter - =
son to No. 6609. =
10209 Oldfield Drive* Bethesda
Cl—No Money Down
| $97.40 Monthly Including Taxes and Insurance |
i An excellent 2-year-old, 3-bedroom brick home with full |
I basement, living room, dining room, and kitchen with I
= dishwasher and garbage disposal. Only 2 blocks from ele- |
= mentary school.
E Directions- Out Wisconsin Ave. to first traffic light vast Naval Hospital. 5
S right on Cedar Lave to Saul Rd.. lett vast elementary school to Oldfield s
E Dr. and right to NO 10Z09.
6103 Dunleer Court
| New brick Cape Cods with 3 or 4 bedrooms, full basements, I
I on over *4-acre sites. Beautifully equipped large kitchens I
I with bay windows. Priced $22,950 and $23,150, with easy I
I terms. Two blocks from junior high school and four blocks |
I to elementary school.
Open Daily 12 to Dark
§§ Directions: Out Old Georgetown Rd at Bank of Bethesda *o Greertree s
=: Rd . left to Ridge Rd. iDeronshire sign), right i* block to Dunleer Court a
sr and right to homes. a
JL—m , _JT
1200 15th St. N.W. CO. 5-0222
THE EVENING STAR. Washington, D. C.
SATURDAY. TORCXIT *B. IBM
A Truly Palatial Home
THE LAST ONE LEFT IN
504 MONTICELLO 8LVD.—533,500
5 ON A LARGE CORNER LOT (
Convenient to Pentaffon and Naval Annex
5 • 3 large bedroom* * Large fully equipped GE kitch- J
S • 2 tiled baths en with dishwasher b Disposal! j
; • Largo living room with fire- * Full basement with fireplace, 5
; ploce and mahogany-paneled roughed-in space far recrea- )
s wall tion room
\ • Full dining area * Carport
S Open Daily and Sunday , 10 to Dark
t TO REACH: Drive over 1 ith Street Bridge and continue on Shirley H try. J
to Ridge Rd , right on Ridgr Rd to fourth traffic light hear right on <
$ Russell Rd. to Monticello Bad. and our sign, right to house.
Adjoining D. C. Line
5013 Brookdale Road
A rare opportunity to ocquire o lovely home in this much sought
after section, just off River Rood, 1 block from D. C. line ond
bus. Three-bedrooms, 2-both white brick Colonial with richly
paneled study, club room with fireploce, lorge screened porch,
flagstone potio with fireplace, 2-cor attached garage, wooded
corner lot with 147-ft. frontage on no-thru street. Priced in
the very low thirties.
Out Wf*. Ave. to Western Ave., le/t to River Rd rioht I block to Brook
dale Rd., lett to our sign at Stuff Brookdale Road.
OPEN SUNDAY, 1-6
5000 Connecticut Ave. Realtors KE. 7-1800
Washington's Moat Diatinctiva Community
3810 Club Drive
Untqu* In ciasfgn ond ona of matt charming Rambler* wa’va ton In •
long tim* with ay appeal qolotg. Exqui*it«ly dacoratod throughout. Hugo
15x30' living room, plu* 3 tplondid tiso bodroomi. Tho HamUt you'll agroo
offor* tho v#ry flno»t In family onvironmont. OPEN SUNDAY, 12 00 TO
DARK. Diroetions: Conn. Avonuo 1 block pa*t Eait-Wost Highwoy to Club
Drivo. Oppoiito Columbia Country Club.
8201 Kerry Road
PREVIEW SHOWING of onothor hranrl now Colonial noorlng completion.
Living room, dining room, don, powder room, kitchen, Ist floor. 4 hug* b«d*
roo"i v 2nd floor. OPcN SUNDAY 12:00 to D/ RK. Direction*. Conn Ava 2
block* beyoind Ea»t-We»t Highway to Dunlop, right on Dunlop to Kerry Road
ond Open Sign.
$875 down to Vets. Splendid new quality brick rambler, 20 ft. living roam
with fireplace, dining room, de luxe kitchen with table-top range, built-in
Thermo oven. Garbage disposal, 3 bright comfortable bedrooms, V* both.
Plastered wall*. Hot-water baseboard heat. Full basement. Plenty of club
room area. Directions: From Lincoln Memorial Bridge, right on Arlington
Blvd. or Route 50, continue on some 21/2 miles post Fairfax Circle to inter
section of Rout* 236, lett on Route 236, about >/2 mile to Woodland Drive,
♦urn right ond follow arrows. OPEN SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, 1:00 TO DARK.
PARKWOOD m . sin, ■ill nun r
9800 Wildwood ‘
q | Rood
new-house condition. >
fir.plac*, d i
Porch. Entire house
imrnoi ulot*-. Situated jjfflnll B3j fl| 111
on beautiful cor
comer of Wildwood
Kr Y ' 1
CHEVY CHASE, MD. ONLY $28,500
2811 Blaino Drivo $20,000
Rambler l* Avoiloblo
You won't find as much house any- 3704 Huntington St. N.W,
place on today’s market for the You will be absolutely amazed of
money. Lovely large living room, alt this house with it's true center
dining room, de luxe kitchen, the hall plan. Huge living room, dining
answer to every woman's dream. room and o kitchen that needs to
3 twin-size bedrooms, full base- be modernized. Ideal for entertain
ment. Built-in garage. Directions: ing. FIVE TWIN-SIZE BEDROOMS,
East-West Highwoy to Meodowbrook 3 BATHS. Sold to settle estate,
lone, south on Meodowbrook Lane Vacant. Directions-. Off Connecticut
one block to Blaine Drive on left. Ave. N.W. OPEN SUNDAY, 100 TO
OPEN SUNDAY 1:00 TO DARK. DARK. (
- Low down payment
’ to v#t ‘- EASY TERMS
; V> '"P ' * living room, sire
s if. £ place, diamg room,
de luxe G.E. kitchen
' jffc HEwSßat with dishwasher and
TKs» disposal, colored tile
WMEM powder room. Ist
floor 3 bedrooms.
• \'■ - wA 4 on * mo ‘ r » r • ,I *.
\ 2nd floor Paneled
/IHHI \ c1 u b room, rear
f S WWEmL ' screened porch, plus
■HH HS roq. oru <74 7V)
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10032 Woodhills Drive
Adjoint Bethesdo Country Club, Big brick Cape Cod. Custom built with the
finest materials. 3 splendid size bedrooms, full dining room, full basement.
Situated on Vj ACRE woodland setting. Directions: Old Georgetown road to
Bells Mill Rood, left ond continue on same IV2 miles to Woodhill Rood and
Open Sign. OPEN SUNDAY, 1:00 TO DARK.
THOS. J. FISHER & CO., INC.
738 15th Stmt N.W Realtors Dl. 7-6830
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