The Herndon Home

Spring 2021

“the herndon home”

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Among the unique achievements of the Herndon family is the construction of the house. It was designed by Alonzo and Adrienne, apparently without the aid of an architect, and was built, for the most part, by African-American contractors. The 15-room house, which is Beaux Arts Classical in style, is a fine example of upper income dwellings at the turn of the century.

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