Brick cogging accent

Oftentimes, what is otherwise just simple brick can be used in many ways in our Capitol Hill historic façades to provide variation and accent. Brick set at an angle so you can see both the soldier and sailor faces or the spreader and shiner faces at the same time is called “cogging.”

Between a window header and a sill of windows above, it is common to see an accent section built into the exterior masonry.

Brick cogging used as an accent.

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