Houses, like their owners, have their own distinct personalities. Some are imperious and grand. Others, like this row house located in Observatory Circle (3831 Garfield St NW), are every bit as warm and inviting as this family-friendly neighborhood itself....
It’s amazing what a makeover can do. Once an unlovely, abandoned apartment building dating from the 19th century, 2501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW was transformed 10 years ago into a stunning boutique condominium building with 16 one-of-a-kind residences outfitted with...
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...
These sales are among those recorded in Northwest assessment neighborhoods from Aug. 1 through Sept. 8 by the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue and listed on its Real Property Sales Database. SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES ■ 3903 Albemarle St. in Chevy Chase....
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...
By: Carlo Massimo When people call Adams Morgan a “vibrant” neighborhood, they’re usually thinking of bars, restaurants, and the Sitar Arts Center.  Adams Morgan is a vibrant neighborhood. But it’s no secret that the old life and color of the neighborhood are...
In 1875, Ulysses Grant was living at the White House, the notorious Boss Tweed had escaped his doleful New York prison cell for more hospitable climes in Cuba and Spain, and America’s one-percenters were building baronial manors inspired by...
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...
From the outside, this Foxhall colonial gives nothing away. Its traditional brick and shuttered facade with columned portico and lush plantings would be at home in any high-end neighborhood in the city. Inside, however, there is a whole different...
Maybe the best time to enjoy 3220 Idaho Ave. NW is the summer — when the pool and hot tub are in all their shimmering glory. Or, perhaps, it’s the fall when the trees and shrubs are ablaze with...

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