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Kerns Group’s Urban Study of Sixteenth Street Historic District Published

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Kerns Group’s Urban Study of Sixteenth Street Historic District Published

The March 2011 Issue of Inform magazine, the VSAIA journal of Virginia architecture, includes an article about Kerns Group’s study of the urban patterns found in the Sixteenth Street Historic District in Washington DC. The study highlights two distinctive types of urban design along Sixteenth Street, three-to-four-story row houses interspersed with open spaces distinguish the blocks north of Scott Circle. Notable religious and institutional landmarks form a continuous street wall in the more densely woven fabric south of Scott Circle. The study illustrates how churches and institutional buildings share similar ways of welcoming visitors to their front doors in both parts of the historic district.

Read more about it in Inform Magazine.