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

Alma Thomas House
Alma Thomas House.jpg
Alma Thomas House is located in the District of Columbia
Alma Thomas House
Location1530 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38°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
Architectural styleItalianate
Part ofGreater Fourteenth Street Historic District (#94000992[1])
NRHP reference #86002923[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 28, 1987[2]


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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-12. Retrieved 2011-11-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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