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The Kalorama mansion that once housed Joseph Hirshhorn’s art collection is on the market for $6M

The scenic chinoiserie wallpaper designs are the cherry on the top when it comes to this home

All photos via TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Before Joseph Hirshhorn founded his eponymous museum in Washington, D.C., he needed a location to house his massive collection of paintings and sculptures from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. With over 8,000 square feet to spare, this Kalorama listing was that location.

Constructed in 1924, this eight-bedroom, three-bathroom residence offers built-ins, crown molding, and original fireplace mantels fabricated in 1924. In the kitchen, there are stainless steel appliances and an island with a built-in dishwasher and breakfast bar.

One of the most distinctive details found throughout the listing is its wallpaper. In multiple rooms, homebuyers can find scenic chinoiserie wallpaper designs rarely found in homes in the District.

The Kalorama single-family home is on the market for $6.25 million. One previous owner of this residence was George Washington University President Stephen Trachtenberg. To see more photos inside, check out the gallery below.