From the outside, this Foxhall colonial gives nothing away. Its traditional brick and shuttered facade with columned portico and lush plantings would be at home in any high-end neighborhood in the city. Inside, however, there is a whole different...
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...
We’re often advised not to judge a book by its cover. The same can be said of houses. A colonial is a colonial, right? Unless, of course, there’s a more intriguing design story to be told just behind its...
The baronial Tudor at 4801 Blagden Ave. NW is rather like a grande dame that’s seen better days. Still regal but now a little threadbare, it calls for the expert ministrations of “This Old House” or “Rehab Addict.” (“Make...
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...
Toward the end of his life, architect and product designer Michael Graves turned his attention to accessibility. Partially paralyzed as a result of Guillain-Barré syndrome, he brought his personal experience and considerable aesthetic to reimagining hospitals, schools, residential communities...
If the Earl of Grantham and his extended family (upstairs and down) were ever to decamp from Downton Abbey to D.C., the grand manor home at 3101 Chain Bridge Road NW would do very nicely for their new life...
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...
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...
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...

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