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…

This two-story brick railroad control tower was erected circa 1905 as a railroad interlocking station, responsible for mechanically switching trains between the First Street tunnel connection to Union Station and the main Pennsylvania Railroad line…

By the 1930s, the building housed 500 employees who produced millions of mail sacks and hundreds of thousands of locks each year, designed and patented various pieces of equipment. and annually cleaned and repaired as many as five million mail sacks.…

This business model, initially disdained as disrespectful to the deceased, was adopted by most cemeteries of the late nineteenth century and through the present. Glenwood was laid out by engineer Georges de la Roche. whose landscaping and curving…

These four low-rise buildings in Brightwood, built in 1936, 1937, and 1938-39 respectively, are representative of the modest apartment buildings constructed to address the city's explosive population growth during the Depression. The buildings are…