Next time you are out and about, pay attention to the rhythm of the street. Notice how the buildings work together (or not): the harmony of architectural styles, their scale and proportionality. At first glance, the contemporary townhouse at 3611 R...
In Colonial Village, history is everywhere. This charming enclave, located at the northernmost tip of the city, features some of the finest examples of American Colonial architecture, inspired in part by Colonial Williamsburg. With grand homes, large landscaped lots and...
The Palisades Village will feature eight homes in Kent as part of the aging-in-place group’s fifth annual house tour on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The selected homes reflect various architectural styles and interior designs. Advance tickets...
With its showcase of architectural styles — Colonial Revival, Bungalow, Prairie, Mission, Victorian — and varied decorative details such as turrets, towers, Adamesque swags, Palladian windows and pilasters, Newark Street is one of the prettiest in Cleveland Park. Its...
The District’s compact size means that many leafy residential pockets sit a mere stone’s throw from thriving commercial areas. Unlike in many sprawling areas across the U.S., many District residents can walk to grocery stores, restaurants and public transportation...
The first thing you need to know about the stone and cedar Colonial at 4934 Indian Lane NW (Spring Valley) is that it was once owned by General Omar Bradley. It appropriately reflects all the gracious proportions, elegant details,...
At first you think you’re seeing some exotic breed of bird — long, red objects perched on branches in the front yard. Actually, they’re bottles and the trees are “bottle trees,” a form of garden embellishment common in the...
By: Carlo Massimo Last week, the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI), a progressive think-tank, released a report on affordable housing in the District. Specifically, the report mapped affordable housing units built since 2015. An interactive map on the DCFPI website...
The first thing you need to know about this home is that the rooms — apart from the kitchens and bathrooms — are mere suggestions. And this is by design. Mexican architect Manuel Parra worked with the owners to...
In the ultra-buzzy neighborhood of Adams Morgan, down the street from “The Line” - the new hipper-than-thou hotel where the Obamas recently dined - stands the Adams Morgan Lofts at 2328 Champlain St. NW. Developed by PN Hoffman (one...

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