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…

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…

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…

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…

The playground, established in 1922, was designated for the archaeologically documented evidence of prehistoric Indian occupation over thousands of years, and for its significance as a 1930s park design, produced by the National Park Service with…

The 38.6-acre campus includes twenty contributing resources. Of these resources, sixteen are buildings, generally brick with Georgian Revival or simple Colonial Revival detailing. Six of the contributing buildings date to the period between 1916 to…

Spingarn Senior High School, Browne Junior High School, Charles Young Elementary School, and Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering (formerly Vocational) High School are located on approximately 27.25 sloping acres of land overlooking the…

Grant Circle is a major urban and visual feature of the Petworth neighborhood, marking the intersection of Fifth and Varnum Streets and Illinois and New Hampshire Avenues, N.W. These parks are defined by a mix of hedges, lawns, and mature trees,…

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…