Wheat Row

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Wheat Row
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Wheat Row is located in Washington, D.C.
Wheat Row
Location 1315, 1317, 1319, and 1321 4th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°52′26″N 77°1′5″W / 38.87389°N 77.01806°W / 38.87389; -77.01806Coordinates: 38°52′26″N 77°1′5″W / 38.87389°N 77.01806°W / 38.87389; -77.01806
Architectural style Late Georgian
Governing body private
NRHP Reference # 73002125 [1]
Added to NRHP July 23, 1973

Wheat Row is a row of four historic townhouses located at 1315, 1317, 1319, and 1321 4th Street, Southwest, Washington, D.C., in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood.

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Wheat Row was constructed in 1794, for real estate developer James Greenleaf.[2] It was named after a resident and Senate messenger, John Wheat.[3] It is an example of Late Georgian architecture. Although most buildings in Southwest were demolished in the 1950s and 1960s, Wheat Row was spared and incorporated into the Harbour Square development.[4]

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