The building features a V-shaped plan that responds to the acute angle of its lot—unusual in facing the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Tilden Street. A small parking lot occupies the courtyard to the east of the building, while a six-story…

The building is constructed of red brick with horizontal bands of white brick ornamenting the facade and giving it an Art Deco appearance. The highly decorated copper roof crowning the central tower accentuates the focal point of the complex. Copper…

Twin Oaks is an estate consisting of seventeen acres of rolling lawn and wooded areas, a large frame summer house and several smaller dwellings. The driveway winds up the hill to the west of the house affording views across the gently sloping lawn to…

A brick Georgian Revival mansion crowns the hilltop providing carefully planned vistas in several directions. Georgian Revival dependency buildings were purposefully placed to the northwest to relate to the mansion and the formal landscaping of the…

The Springland house circa 1845 is positioned on a hill surrounded by numerous mature trees on .93 acres of land sloping down to the entrance to the house on the north and away from the house to the south. The house is constructed of brick with a…

The Slayton House is one of only three houses known to have been designed by world-renowned architect I.M. Pei. Pei, primarily a corporate architect, but best known for municipal buildings and art museums, consented in 1959 to design a house for his…

It is located on a block bounded by Newark Street on the south, 34th Place on the east, Ordway Street on the north, and 36th Street on the west. Standing in spacious grounds surrounded by trees and boxwood this rambling house has the quality of a…

The Connecticut Avenue Bridge over Klingle Valley (D.C. Bridge No. 27) carries Connecticut Avenue over the deep, wooded ravine of the Klingle Valley in northwest Washington, D.C. Connecticut Avenue northwest and southeast of the bridge is lined with…

The apartment building at 3901 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. is a five-story structure with a flat roof, clad in red brick with cast stone detailing. The footprint is roughly U-shaped, with a deep courtyard facing Connecticut Avenue and a small wing…

The Cleveland Park Historic District is an intact community integrating residences, apartment buildings and neighborhood retail shopping located on a hill overlooking the city center but separated from it by Rock Creek Park, a deep geological chasm.…