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...
You can see California from this house. Really. The contemporary town house at 2104 R St. NW offers the three-season outdoor lifestyle and sleek design touches that are more at home in sunny Palm Springs than in the Dupont/Kalorama...
Kent is having a moment. This gracious neighborhood, a stone’s throw from Maryland and Virginia, has long been known for its diversity of architecture and homeowners. Unlike many other upscale D.C. communities, it never had restrictive covenants barring Jews...
Most builders of prefabricated homes don’t like to highlight the way their houses were constructed, given that it’s widely seen as the cheap alternative to creating a home on-site. But a new local company, the Dupont Circle-based Prefab Partners firm,...
A pair of recent real estate transactions in Sheridan-Kalorama have attracted national headlines: the Obamas renting a house at 2446 Belmont Road NW, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner purchasing 2449 Tracy Place NW right around the corner. But...
At this time of year, one of the loveliest words in the English language has to be “poolside” and the red brick Tudor at 2916 32 St NW certainly fits the bill. It boasts not only a large pool (40 x...
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...
These sales are among those recorded in Northwest assessment neighborhoods from Aug. 1 through Sept. 8 by the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue and listed on its Real Property Sales Database. SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES ■ 3903 Albemarle St. in Chevy Chase....
The secret to Georgian architecture’s timeless appeal is in its symmetry and sense of proportion. Expansive windows bordering a centered front door with columned portico suggest gracious, well-lit interiors adorned with restraint and style. That aesthetic lives on in...
Look closely at a pointillist painting and all you can see are individual dots of color. Pull back and your perspective changes as all those granular colors and patterns resolve into a harmonious whole. The four-level home at 4054...

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