Across the street, the new headquarters of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church (“A progressive church in a progressive city”) is taking shape. Next door, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office sits in refined and serene splendor. And in...
Couldn’t get to Spain this summer? ¡No se preocupe! (no worries). The spirit of Spain (well, its architectural tradition) is alive and well in Foxhall | Berkley. The private villa at 1938 Foxview View Circle NW is surrounded by parkland and...
Sometimes, more is really more. Especially when it comes to the Victorians for whom no design embellishment -- from the bustle to the balustrade -- was ever too much in the pursuit of beauty. This four-story row house at 1512...
The classic brick colonial at 6643 Western Ave NW has what chefs and merchants in southern Louisiana call “lagniappe”— an unexpected flourish that lends an additional piquancy or pleasure to a meal or other purchase. Like an extra beignet, say,...
If you’ve taken a stroll lately through your favorite neighborhood or weekly real estate section, it’s likely you’ve come across more and more homes listed for $1 million or more. You’re not imagining things. Home ownership in the DC market...
At this time of year, one of the loveliest words in the English language has to be “poolside” and the red brick Tudor at 2916 32 St NW certainly fits the bill. It boasts not only a large pool (40 x...
The beige stucco home with sea green shutters at 2800 Adams Mill Road NW is a perfect example of French Eclectic style that wears its heritage with lightness and grace. The style was fashionable in the 1920s and 1930s, after...
There’s more than meets the eye in the grand Tudor at 4400 Garfield St NW. Far more. From the storybook stone and timbered façade of the main residence to the delightful guesthouse and pool beyond, the home is an...
A prelude to the massive redevelopment of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus is nearing completion: New town home-style condominiums have opened as Georgia Row at Walter Reed and are selling quickly. Visitors were allowed to tour...
Jo-Jo and Chip Gaines (of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” fame) are not the only ones who know their way around the versatility of shiplap. The center hall Craftsman at 5163 Fulton St. NW - completely redesigned and custom built earlier this...

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