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...
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 secret to Georgian architecture’s timeless appeal is in its symmetry and sense of proportion. Expansive windows bordering a centered front door with columned portico suggest gracious, well-lit interiors adorned with restraint and style. That aesthetic lives on in...
With its showcase of architectural styles — Colonial Revival, Bungalow, Prairie, Mission, Victorian — and varied decorative details such as turrets, towers, Adamesque swags, Palladian windows and pilasters, Newark Street is one of the prettiest in Cleveland Park. Its...
Privacy, light and a blurring of boundaries between exterior and interior areas are hallmarks of traditional Japanese architecture. They are also key design principles that distinguish the serene and minimalist contemporary home at 7049 Western Ave. NW. Built in 1951...
According to James M. Goode’s beautifully illustrated and highly informative “Best Addresses: A Century of Washington’s Distinguished Apartment Houses” (published by Smithsonian Books), the National Mall isn’t the only place to see - and appreciate - our iconic monuments. Throughout...
By: Amanda Menas For people who are searching for homes in D.C., there is a place for everyone. Rental markets are incredibly fluid as new faces migrate in and out every year with election cycles and college graduations. Wards 1...
By: Carlo Massimo Last week, the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI), a progressive think-tank, released a report on affordable housing in the District. Specifically, the report mapped affordable housing units built since 2015. An interactive map on the DCFPI website...
As one of Washington’s most sacred spaces, the Washington National Cathedral inspires more than just souls. Its influence is seen and felt in many of the homes in the surrounding neighborhood, where stone arches, patterned brickwork and lush gardens...
For many of us, French style is the epitome of chic. Whether on the runway or in the home, there is a seemingly effortless elegance that lends even the humblest element a certain jenesaisquoi. The four-level red brick row...

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