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The Macklin

Original Name: The Macklin
Year Of Construction: 1939
Address: 2911 Newark St. NW Washington, DC 20008 Cleveland Park Neighborhood
Architect(s): Mihran Mesrobian; Frank Macklin, builder
Current Status: Residential
Original Use: Residential

The Macklin is a very cleverly designed apartment building with retail stores, served by their own convenient parking lot, on Connecticut Avenue. Meanwhile, around the corner on Newark Street, the apartments have a separate entrance with a metal canopy and glass blocks. The building was designed by architect Mirhan Mesrobian, with some of his signature bas-relief spandrels & lintels, decorative grilles, and interesting motifs of birds, flowers, waves.