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...
The historic Wardman Tower has reopened after a thorough restoration, featuring 32 luxury condo units at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Woodley Road NW. The two- to four-bedroom units range in price from $2.5 million to $9 million in...
Every once in a while, it’s what’s outside — or atop — a house that makes it stand out from the crowd. True, the brick Federal at 1928 35th Place NW has plenty of interior charm and luxe, but...
Last month’s D.C. home sales increased 31.9 percent compared to October 2016, and the median sale price of $550,000 was an October record, according to a report by the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors. Amid the high pricing and...
“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” So said Jonathan Swift, who clearly was onto something. To everyone else, the brick house at 4401 W St. NW was ready to be torn down. It was old,...
Although it overlooks the delightful green space and neighborhood secret of Dinosaur Park (aka Carolina Park), this Palisades home is far from old or “prehistoric.” The cool gray shingle and stone house at 5620 Sherier Place NW is a...
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...
Kent is having a moment. This gracious neighborhood, a stone’s throw from Maryland and Virginia, has long been known for its diversity of architecture and homeowners. Unlike many other upscale D.C. communities, it never had restrictive covenants barring Jews...
There’s a sense of opening-night excitement as you enter the grand lobby of 2501 M St. NW. Backstage, construction continues at an intense pace, but the front of the house all is serenity and sophistication. Lofty ceilings; walls of...
In the right hands, a white color palette can be a bold choice. The mid-19th-century Federal house at 3013 Dumbarton St. NW has been given not just a new coat of very white paint, but it has also been...

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