DC Design House 2014

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The spring showhouse season has kicked off with the ninth annual DC Design House. This is Washington, DC’s premier design house which showcases the talents of the area’s foremost designers to benefit Children’s National Medical Center.

The first chance to see this year’s house will be the Bear Bones Tour on Saturday March 1st from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The entrance fee is $5 (or FREE with $25 purchase of a DC Design House ticket.)

The showhouse will open April 13th and run through May 11th 2014. The house is located at 4600 Linnean Way, NW, Washington, DC 20008.

Built in 1929, the 2014 DC Design House is a six-bedroom, five-full and two-half bath estate with a three-car garage and pool situated on a two-third-acre homesite. The stone house offers three levels and approximately 7,929 square feet of living space for 24 designers to transform. The home includes original elements such as crown molding and wood flooring, as well as custom cabinetry in the living room and formal library. It has been in the Marshall B. Coyne family for more than six decades and is currently owned by his granddaughter, Suzi Wilczynski, president of Dig It! Games, which develops educational games for children. Coyne, founder of The Madison Hotel, was an avid collector of art, French furniture and historic documents, among other objects.