The Furies Collective house is directly connected with the early expression and definition of the character, role, and ideology of the lesbian community as a social and political community in itself, within the second wave women’s movement, and…

Constructed in 1932 as Brownley's Confectionary, the building was designed by the locally prominent architectural firm of Porter & Lockie, notable for its use of Art Deco design motifs in commercial and institutional buildings. The building is one of…

The idea for creating a home for aging and impoverished Jews in Washington dates to 1914 with the founding of the Hebrew Aged Home Association. Headed by Bernard Danzansky, the association hoped to support a growing population of Jews needing aid,…

The Main Sewerage Pumping Station is a remarkable example of a high-style public works project that is a direct manifestation of the City Beautiful Movement. Architecturally, the building is a striking 2-1/2-story brick building designed in a robust…

Dorsch’s White Cross (Wonderbread) Bakery is one of the few remaining bakery complexes in Washington and is an excellent representative of a once major industry in the District. First established on 7th Street by Peter M. Dorsch around 1904, the…

Since 1962, this ordinary brick Colonial Revival house has served as the home and office of Dr. Franklin E. Kameny, one of the leading lights of the gay rights movement, and considered the father of gay activism. Trained as an astronomer, Kameny…