Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Elms 4040 52nd St. NW DC

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Homes of the Presidents Before They Were Presidents (Scott Anderson)

Lyndon Johnson and John Kennedy


Located just a few blocks from the Nixons' Tilden Street home, Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson lived in this gated chauteau-style mansion at 4040 52nd Street, N.W., called "The Elms," while Johnson served as John F. Kennedy's vice president.

The future president reportedly joked that "Every time somebody calls it a chateau, I lose 50,000 votes back in Texas."

He returned to this home the night of November 22, 1963, not long after being sworn in as president following Kennedy's assassination in Dallas earlier that day…

Read more at Suite101: Homes of Presidents Before They Became President: See Where Presidents Lived in D.C. Before Entering the White House http://www.suite101.com/content/homes-of-presidents-before-they-became-president-a139476#ixzz1663833cy

4040 52nd St NW
Washington, DC 20016


Value Range: $5.73M – $9.44M
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 9
Sqft: 9,116
Lot size: 76,134 sq ft / 1.75 acres
Property type: Single Family
Year built: 1929


This 9116 square foot single family home has 10 bedrooms and 9.0 bathrooms. It is located at 4040 52nd St NW Washington, Washington, DC. The nearest schools are Mann Elementary School, Westland Middle School and W. Wilson Senior High School.

Then apparenly owned by the Algerian government.

Embassy Reception
Venue: Algerian Embassy Residence, The Elms, 4040 52nd Street, NW
Hosted by: H.E. Idriss Jazairy, Ambassador of Algeria


Now owend by the Syrian Arab Republic?


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