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...
Love is in the air. So let us now thank the Victorians, most especially today, for inventing the Valentine’s Day card. We should thank them, too, for their then-disruptive romantic notion that our homes, furnishings and clothing should strive...
According to James M. Goode’s beautifully illustrated and highly informative “Best Addresses: A Century of Washington’s Distinguished Apartment Houses” (published by Smithsonian Books), the National Mall isn’t the only place to see - and appreciate - our iconic monuments. Throughout...
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...
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...
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...
It seems hard to believe in today’s fractious times that Congress ever reached agreement on anything, much less a green and environmentally friendly policy. Yet the Woodland Normanstone neighborhood, which came about as an act of Congress in 1910,...
D.C.’s changing landscape has brought a new vibe (and some gentrification controversy) to long-established neighborhoods, as well as a whole new purpose to older structures whose original use is long past the sell-by date. Such is the case with 11Park...
You know what they say about people in glass houses: They have all the best views. And to anyone passing by the Westlight, the new all-glass condominium building at 1111 24th St. NW, the views of and inside this distinctive...
The baronial Tudor at 4801 Blagden Ave. NW is rather like a grande dame that’s seen better days. Still regal but now a little threadbare, it calls for the expert ministrations of “This Old House” or “Rehab Addict.” (“Make...

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