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...
Logan Circle’s charms are, by now, well known—a visual and experiential feast of commercial energy, cultural stimulation, architectural beauty and restful green space that makes it one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods. A go-to and must-live-in destination. Case in...
In Colonial Village, history is everywhere. This charming enclave, located at the northernmost tip of the city, features some of the finest examples of American Colonial architecture, inspired in part by Colonial Williamsburg. With grand homes, large landscaped lots and...
You don’t have to go very far to find artistic expression in Dupont Circle – and we are not just talking about the Phillips Collection or the many other galleries and cultural venues tucked away on side streets throughout...
Attention, “Fixer Upper” fans: you don’t have to travel to Waco, Texas, to find sophisticated farmhouse chic. A particularly inviting example is located on a leafy street in Shepherd Park, off the increasingly hip-and-happening Georgia Avenue corridor.  While not a Chip and...
■ Monday, Oct. 2: Deane Madsen, founder of the BrutalistDC blog, will discuss “Brutalist Architecture in Washington, D.C.” She will highlight notable and contentious buildings amid the rise of Brutalist architecture in the District. Noon. Free. George Washington University...
Deciding whether to take on the job of marketing a house depends on whether the real estate agent is drawn to something distinctive about that property.  At least that’s how Timur Loynab feels about his work. “I always look at...
Like music, houses have their own rhythm—the scale of the rooms, their flow, the relationship between interior and exterior spaces, the harmony they bring to those who live within—all play a part. Case in point: the red brick Colonial at...
This town is a city of side streets — full of blink-and-you’ll-miss-them detours leading to architectural and other unexpected finds. One such hidden treasure is the semi-detached yellow brick home at 2514 Mill Road NW in Georgetown. As one...
Although it overlooks the delightful green space and neighborhood secret of Dinosaur Park (aka Carolina Park), this Palisades home is far from old or “prehistoric.” The cool gray shingle and stone house at 5620 Sherier Place NW is a...

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