Sam Pardoe, the mid-century Washington, DC builder, was legendary for putting surprise details like hidden stairways, pass-throughs or corridors in every home he designed. Wittingly or otherwise, the new build at 2939 Stephenson Place NW in Chevy Chase channels...
Childhood homes play an outsized role in our memories. Every room tells a story; every detail recalls an emotion. The grand neo-classical at 3212 Garfield St. NW is full of design elements that would enchant adults and children alike -...
The adjectives “cute” and “small” do not exactly promise elegance and refinement. But to the owner/architect behind the renovation of 3124 38th St. NW, these elements presented just the challenge he needed to restore the multi-unit Cleveland Park town...
Here are some of the top magazines and e-newsletters filled with tips, insights and guidance to help you decorate your house the way you want. DOMINO: Domino is the ultimate guide for a stylish life and home. Discover your personal...
A river doesn’t exactly run through this Georgetown home, but it comes pretty close. The white brick row house at 3626 Prospect St. NW has been extensively renovated and reconfigured to focus attention on what is arguably one of the...
If you’ve taken a stroll lately through your favorite neighborhood or weekly real estate section, it’s likely you’ve come across more and more homes listed for $1 million or more. You’re not imagining things. Home ownership in the DC market...
Barnaby Woods is a close-knit community living in harmony with its surroundings. Bordered by Rock Creek Park and developed to make the most of its natural contours and topography, it is a green and tranquil refuge that has long...
Architectural style is an eminently renewable resource. The John McKenna House at 1412 34th St. NW is a beautiful example of Federal style, with its understated exterior, simple moldings and geometric lines. All of these features make the brick...
You don’t have to go very far to find artistic expression in Dupont Circle – and we are not just talking about the Phillips Collection or the many other galleries and cultural venues tucked away on side streets throughout...
When local real estate agent Jordan Aquino bought himself a house two years ago, he chose a historic home that had been freshly renovated by a “flipper” — a developer who purchased the property to upgrade and quickly resell...

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