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Emory Methodist Church, located at 6100 Georgia Avenue NW, is a granite Classical Revival style church with terra cotta trim featuring a classically-accented portico supported by four massive Doric columns. Prominently situated atop a hill, the…

The house at 3020 Albemarle Street, NW is located in the Forest Hills subdivision of Washington, DC, an early- 20th century close in suburb. Built in 1924, it is of frame and stucco construction. The building is a notable and early work of master…

Named in honor of Blanche Kelso Bruce, the first African American to serve a full term as an elected U.S. senator, the Renaissance Revival-style school served generations of African-American elementary students during the era of segregated schools.…

Originally known as Kober Court and Sternberg Court, the eight-building multi-unit complexes were built in 1937 and 1939 by the Washington Sanitary Improvement and Washington Sanitary Housing companies, which built model housing in the District…

Built in 1934, this is one of the earliest purpose built public recreation facilities remaining in a District of Columbia park. It is one of a handful of contemporaneous park field houses designed to resemble a Tidewater hall-and-parlor house,…

The Lexington Apartments is located at 1114 F Street, N.E. The Classical-Revival building is one of the earlier apartments by the prolific residential architect George Santmyers. Completed in 1928, the Lexington Apartments is historically significant…

DC Historic Sites

DC Historic Sites is based on the DC Inventory of Historic Sites, the city's official list of properties deemed worthy of recognition and protection for their contribution to the cultural heritage of the city, the nation’s capital, and the nation. DC Historic Sites was developed by the DC Preservation League, Washington's only citywide nonprofit advocate dedicated to the preservation, protection and enhancement of the historic resources of our nation's capital. Read more About Us