Washington, DC: The Watermelon House

The exposed side of a row house has been painted to resemble a big pink-and-green slice of watermelon.
1112 Q St. NW, Washington, DC
Downtown. From Logan Circle head northeast on Vermont Ave. NW. Make first right onto Q St. NW. Drive 1.5 blocks. You'll see the house on the right.
Private home. Visible from street.
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Watermelon House.

The Watermelon House

The story behind the Watermelon House sounds too good to be true, but who knows? Supposedly the owners hired someone to paint the house red, but instead got a color closer to pink. Turning Pepto-Bismol into lemonade, the owners added some black "seeds" and a green "rind" and turned their pink house into the Watermelon House.

[Mike Washburg, 05/14/2015]

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