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For Sale: Want Our Embassy?
Comments () | Published January 9, 2012


Photograph by Lydia Cutter Photography.

Assessed value: $42 million

Market value: $45 million to $50 million

Called Villa Firenze, the home of Italy’s ambassador is a 57-room mansion on the edge of Rock Creek Park in DC’s Forest Hills. Once owned by copper heir M. Robert Guggenheim, it was bought by Italy in 1976. It sits on 22 acres with a rose garden and manicured lawns. Inside, there’s a three-story great hall and a dining room that can seat 34.


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