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...
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...
No, George Washington did not sleep here. But Count Sergei Tolstoy — great-grandson of Leo — was a frequent overnight guest at 3201 Garfield St. NW, allegedly invited by one of the young ladies who lived there at 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,...
If you listen carefully, you can almost hear the sound of children as they run up and down the stairs to their classrooms. And that is by design. In their transformation of the James B. Edmonds School from learning...
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...
“Alta moda” is not a term one generally associates with home interiors, but a contemporary Italian fashion aesthetic is clearly the inspiration behind the sleek and stylish condominium at 2501 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Think Giorgio Armani couture with its...
Once slated for a tear down, this now newly renovated, modern take on a classic colonial makes the most of its most impressive feature—an expansive, elevated view of Spring Valley and beyond. The home, located at 4837 Loughboro Road...
Balance. We seek it in our lives and in our meditation practices. If we’re lucky, we can create it in our home, where harmony between design and function is an architectural virtue. The Victorian row house at 1619 13th...
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...

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