The calendar (and weather) may still be calling for winter, but in our hearts, we are all yearning for spring and living outside. With its oversized windows, multiple outdoor spaces, beachy color palate, and refreshed open layout, the white...
From its rooftop deck overlooking the city’s monuments to the dramatic wood and marble Art Deco entry hall and lobby, the luxury condominium complex at 1010 Massachusetts Ave NW offers exceptional views—inside and out. Built in 2007, its postmodern...
With the death of Florence Knoll last month, it seemed fitting to devote this week’s column to a home that reflects the forward-thinking design aesthetic that informed her work and which remains visually and functionally relevant and appealing today. The...
Like music, houses have their own rhythm—the scale of the rooms, their flow, the relationship between interior and exterior spaces, the harmony they bring to those who live within—all play a part. Case in point: the red brick Colonial at...
The elaborately ornate townhouse at 2019 Q St. NW is an outstanding example of Italian Renaissance Revival style—its imposing limestone façade is embellished with such classic details as center arch and pilasters, stone carvings, clay tile roof with corbels...
Once slated for a tear down, this now newly renovated, modern take on a classic colonial makes the most of its most impressive feature—an expansive, elevated view of Spring Valley and beyond. The home, located at 4837 Loughboro Road...
A bathroom straight out of Vermeer, a black-and-white color palette enlivened by pops of unexpected color, fanciful garden sculptures and grandly proportioned rooms designed for gracious living and entertaining—the contemporary Colonial at 2845 McGill Terrace NW is its own...
Perched above the street and tucked away behind a green wall of privet, holly and boxwood is a private retreat you would not be surprised to see in Viejo San Juan or on Miami’s Collins Avenue. The recently renovated...
By: Elaine Bole In 1977, Margaret Lewis moved to Washington, D.C. from England. At the time, Lewis was a 37-year-old married woman raising three children. Her husband was the newly appointed Director of Pathology at Georgetown Hospital. Little did she know...
Chapman Stables has undergone many transformations. Once a horse stable, then a coal yard and, most recently, a parking garage, the 1916-era building is now a stunning example of adaptive re-use—a 114-unit pet-friendly condo complex that seamlessly blends vintage...

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