Sitting in the shadow of the National Cathedral at 2909 34th St NW is a yellow ochre Tudor rich with historical charm. The ship-shape home with its compact facade was originally built in 1927 for retired admiral John H. Davis...
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...
The first thing you need to know about the stone and cedar Colonial at 4934 Indian Lane NW (Spring Valley) is that it was once owned by General Omar Bradley. It appropriately reflects all the gracious proportions, elegant details,...
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...
This weekend, McLean Gardens will host a 75th anniversary celebration — commemorating the federal government’s purchase of the sprawling Wisconsin Avenue NW site to construct garden-style buildings for World War II workers, replacing the elegant summer home built by...
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...
The elaborately ornate townhouse at 2019 Q St. NW is an outstanding example of Italian Renaissance Revival style—its imposing limestone façade is embellished with such classic details as center arch and pilasters, stone carvings, clay tile roof with corbels...
At first you think you’re seeing some exotic breed of bird — long, red objects perched on branches in the front yard. Actually, they’re bottles and the trees are “bottle trees,” a form of garden embellishment common in the...
The first thing you need to know about this home is that the rooms — apart from the kitchens and bathrooms — are mere suggestions. And this is by design. Mexican architect Manuel Parra worked with the owners to...

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