The row house at 219 11th Street SE, historically home to the Furies Collective, is a two-story, early 20th-century brick dwelling located in the Capitol Hill Historic District. The house is one of a pair of dwellings in a block of other 19th 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…

First established on 7th Street by Peter M. Dorsch around 1904, the White Cross grew from a small neighborhood business to one of Washington’s largest bakeries. Dorsch built the first of several expansions in Wiltberger Alley in 1913. There it…

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…