Alma Thomas House

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This article is about the house in Washington D.C.. For her original home, see Alma Thomas House (Columbus, Georgia).
Alma Thomas House
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Alma Thomas House is located in the District of Columbia
Alma Thomas House
Location 1530 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′38.51″N 77°2′4.37″W / 38.9106972°N 77.0345472°W / 38.9106972; -77.0345472Coordinates: 38°54′38.51″N 77°2′4.37″W / 38.9106972°N 77.0345472°W / 38.9106972; -77.0345472
Built 1875
Architectural style Italianate
Part of Greater Fourteenth Street Historic District (#94000992[1])
NRHP Reference # 86002923[1]
Added to NRHP July 28, 1987[2]

The Alma Thomas House is an historic house, located at 1530 15th Street, N.W., in the Dupont Circle neighborhood.


Built in 1875, by Thomas G. Allen, the Italianate row house was the residence and studio of noted African-American artist Alma Thomas (1892–1978).[3]

Rosa Douglass Sprague lived at 1530 15th Street, before Alma Thomas's parents moved in, in 1907.[4]

The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a contributing property to the Greater Fourteenth Street Historic District.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Alma Thomas House". 38.910530;-77.034569: 1987-07-28. Retrieved 2017-02-03. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
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