Phi Gamma Delta
4503 17th Ave. N.E.
"Without question the finest of the Row in use of design in terms of forms and spaces," says Johnston. While some other houses are "cloyingly derivative" in their use of Collegiate Gothic, Johnston prefers this more versatile approach, particularly the monumental entry hall and the wood-trussed ceiling of the living room. The Row's only major house not designed by local architects, the "Fiji" house was a product of the Philadelphia firm Mellor & Meigs and built in 1928-29, with an addition in the 1950s.