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...
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...
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...
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...
The Forest Hills neighborhood is unique, even by Washington standards. Bordered on one side by the wild beauty of Rock Creek Park and on the other by Connecticut Avenue’s more civilized pleasures, it is also home to a stunning array...
Mount Pleasant has that old-fashioned village vibe that appeals to longtime residents and new arrivals alike. Culturally diverse and community-minded, the neighborhood combines an array of home styles (bungalows, Victorians, low-rise apartments) with family businesses and quiet tree-lined streets...
Jo-Jo and Chip Gaines (of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” fame) are not the only ones who know their way around the versatility of shiplap. The center hall Craftsman at 5163 Fulton St. NW - completely redesigned and custom built earlier this...
By: Amanda Menas After Hurricane Florence awoke a need for District residents to be more prepared to protect their homes, the D.C. government spoke out about the District’s resilience. Kevin Bush, D.C.’s chief resilience officer, reports that with the increasing frequency...
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...
Every once in a while, it’s what’s outside — or atop — a house that makes it stand out from the crowd. True, the brick Federal at 1928 35th Place NW has plenty of interior charm and luxe, but...

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