National Park Seminary, Practice House, Linden Lane, northwest corner of Power Plant Build, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, MD
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northwest corner of Power Plant Build, Silver Spring, MD
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MD-1109-U
Building/structure dates: 1906 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1920 subsequent work
Significance: The Practice House is a small component of the campus grounds, but its large neoclassical portico is a prominent eye-catcher. It reflects Ament's obsession with Beaux-Arts detailing and his often haphazard means of incorporating it on the campus.
Ament, James E.
Ott, Cynthia, Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
View looking to Covered Causeway and Colonial House
View looking down stairs to portico and Covered Causeway
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