Constructed in 1822, the building is a combination of Federal and Second Empire architecture. It originally served as the residence of the second Sargent at Arms of the Senate, General Mountjoy Bayly. From 1929 until 1947, it was the residence of…

An early speculative venture from the post-war period is Philadelphia Row, a row of attached houses in the 100 block of ll th Street, S.E. These houses which have Federal period stylistic elements were built by Capitol Hill developer James Gessford…

The Commandant's House is situated at the north end of the parade ground, this impressive 2 1/2- story, white-painted, Flemish-bonded brick residence is the home of the Commandants of the U.S. Marine Corps, a function it has served continually since…

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 sometime between 1802 and 1819 and designed by architects Nicholas King and Nicholas Hedges, the house is historically significant because of its association in the nineteenth century with one of the Federal City's most distinguished…

The Belmont House is interesting as an example of sequential architectural development coincident with the growth and settlement of Washington, D.C.--from the vernacular colonial farmhouse, built for function rather than style, through the Georgian,…

The red-brick, High Victorian church designed in 1888 by T. Buckler Chequier combines Romanesque elements with Gothic verticality and has a particularly distinguished interior with exposed brick walls and timbered roofing. The chancel which is…

Built in 1865-6, this building is located in Southeast Washington on a site bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, E Street, 9th and 10th Streets. The hospital is of red-painted brick with cement foundations, has three stories plus basement. The building is…

The sprawling Romanesque Revival building is well known for its picturesque castellated corner, standing just opposite the Yard’s Main Gate. It is the only Washington and Georgetown Railroad Company building to survive from the cable car era, and…

The Marine Barracks serve as the nation's oldest continuously active Marine Corps installation, making them central to Marine Corps tradition and history. They were built on site selected by Thomas Jefferson, and designed as the permanent home of the…