In a city given to superlatives, “luxury homes” are a dime a dozen. (McMansions, we’re looking at you.) But, as fashion designer and style icon Coco Chanel once observed, “luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.” The newly...
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...
Houses in Georgetown, the Palisades and Glover Park are among more than 40 residences that will be featured in the 27th annual Metropolitan Washington, DC Solar & Green Home Tour on Saturday, Oct. 7, and Sunday, Oct. 8, from...
“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,...
There’s a fairy-tale quality to the Wardman Tower. Located on one of Washington’s highest topographical points, the Woodley Park landmark has long occupied a unique vantage point in the cultural and architectural life of the city. From the grandeur...
After years of surging housing costs, relief may be in sight for District homebuyers. Realtors are seeing signs of stabilizing prices in 2017 so far, due in part to a growing supply of new development in pockets of the...
The District is famously unaffordable, particularly in the Northwest neighborhoods with the highest demand. But does the classic real estate mantra of “location, location, location” mean that homebuyers on a budget have no chance of owning property in Chevy Chase...
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...
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...
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...

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