HERE), the Meyer White house predates its neighbor as it was built in 1912. This area is perched on a long hillside rising above the city. In this view above, before the Laughlin Residence was constructed, it almost looks like a country manor despite the urban location.
Charles Platt). It must be noted that this is the house where Katherine Graham (nee Meyer) grew up.
Above you see one of the windows with the interior security gate closed.
To make up for the large size of the missing portrait when the Meyers acquired the house, Platt added a large art-deco painted wood surround. Strange but it works although I hate how it butts into the room's pilasters.
The smaller pantry door set into a larger mahogany doorway, seen above, is pure genius on the part of Pope; symmetry above all! Strange that the vintage photograph shows a screen hiding this cool detail!
Mastering Tradition: The residential architecture of John Russell Pope by James Garrison from the Acanthus Press.
The 2nd floor contains a lot of the usual bedrooms, nothing too interesting, but notice the loggia between what was originally the master bedroom suite's bedrooms.
National Trust which had been an excellent caretaker of the McCormick Apartments (see pictures of that building in THIS post here, sadly no longer extant) before shamefully selling it at a huge profit to a 'thinktank' which thoughtlessly GUTTED the entire building. This is why I'll never donate to the National Trust again and keep endlessly bringing up in my blogposts. Why can't a beautiful paneled room with a mantel work as an office?