No, George Washington did not sleep here. But Count Sergei Tolstoy — great-grandson of Leo — was a frequent overnight guest at 3201 Garfield St. NW, allegedly invited by one of the young ladies who lived there at the...
It seems hard to believe in today’s fractious times that Congress ever reached agreement on anything, much less a green and environmentally friendly policy. Yet the Woodland Normanstone neighborhood, which came about as an act of Congress in 1910,...
The Palisades Village will feature eight homes in Kent as part of the aging-in-place group’s fifth annual house tour on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The selected homes reflect various architectural styles and interior designs. Advance tickets...
“Alta moda” is not a term one generally associates with home interiors, but a contemporary Italian fashion aesthetic is clearly the inspiration behind the sleek and stylish condominium at 2501 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Think Giorgio Armani couture with its...
Balance. We seek it in our lives and in our meditation practices. If we’re lucky, we can create it in our home, where harmony between design and function is an architectural virtue. The Victorian row house at 1619 13th...
There’s a sense of opening-night excitement as you enter the grand lobby of 2501 M St. NW. Backstage, construction continues at an intense pace, but the front of the house all is serenity and sophistication. Lofty ceilings; walls of...
The classic brick colonial at 6643 Western Ave NW has what chefs and merchants in southern Louisiana call “lagniappe”— an unexpected flourish that lends an additional piquancy or pleasure to a meal or other purchase. Like an extra beignet, say,...
With Tudors, looks can be deceiving. Their decorative doorways, half timbering and steep pitched roofs suggest a throwback to 16th-century England, but, in truth, it’s a style more closely associated with those original “masters of the universe” — American...
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...
Maybe the best time to enjoy 3220 Idaho Ave. NW is the summer — when the pool and hot tub are in all their shimmering glory. Or, perhaps, it’s the fall when the trees and shrubs are ablaze with...

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