Located at 3400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, the Heurich-Parks House is a detached, two-story, compound-plan residence that was initially constructed in 1925, and is characteristic of both the Mission and Spanish Revival architectural styles. The house…

Arlington Memorial Bridge is a low, neo-classical bridge. Nine broad arches cross the river; roadways pass through additional segmental-arched openings at either end. Its related architectural, engineering sculptural, and landscape features are…

The row house at 1318 Vermont Avenue, NW, attained its prestige as the headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and as the Washington residence of Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and civil rights leader. Constructed in 1875, the brick…

Located just north of McPherson Square in what was historically considered the northern limit of the city’s financial district, the Denrike Building is composed of the traditional early 20th century three-part commercial block of base, middle and…

The Pierce Springhouse is located in Rock Creek Park on the green median strip between the dual lanes of heavily used Tilden Street, N.W. The Springhouse is constructed of blue granite that was quarried locally at a nearby Broad Branch Quarry. The…

The double wooden house on the top of Brickyard Hill is a Georgetown landmark and probably the oldest house in the waterfront area. It was built on what was known as Peter's Square, at some time prior to Robert Peter's death in 1806. The clapboarded…

The Brodhead-Bell-Morton mansion is significant both for its architecture and for its role in the history of Washington during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The building is an example of the Beaux Arts style, and as a contributor to the…

The historic district is bounded by North Capitol Street on the east, Harwood Road to the northeast, Rock Creek Church Road on the northwest, Park Place to the west, and Irving Street on the South. The Eagle Gate at the intersection of Rock Creek…

Brooks Mansion is composed of the original Greek Revival mansion house, Bellair, built by Ann and Jehiel Brooks circa 1840, and a large eastern addition to this house built by the Marist Society which altering Bellair for use as Marist College in…

The Augusta Apartment Building, located at the southeast corner of New Jersey and New York Avenues, N.W., is an example of a Mansion-Type Apartment Building. This mansion-like form constructed in dark brick with limestone trim has four stories and…