The Samuel Bryan House was built in 1885 and designed by architect, W. Bruce Gray. Samuel Bryan worked in various capacities, starting at age 15 when he served as a drummer boy in the Union Army during the Civil War. From there, he went on to work at…

Built in 1881-1882 and designed by architect John Fraser, this house was the residence of James G. Blaine until 1883. Blaine served as Secretary of State under Presidents Garfield and Harrison and later became the first President of the Pan-American…

The Perry Belmont House is an ornate two and one-half story, stone mansion built in 1909 in the Beaux-Arts style and is one of the city's most grandiose houses. It is a focal point of the New Hampshire Avenue axis leading to Dupont Circle and…

The Walsh-McLean House is an eclectic mansion with Renaissance, Baroque, Louis XVI and Art Nouveau elements and designed by Danish-born and New York architect Henry Anderson in 1903. The house is one of many magnificent mansions constructed in the…

Built for Thomas F. Walsh, "the gold king," the stable was an adjunct to the Walsh Mansion at 2020 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Walsh (1851- 1910) immigrated to the United States from Ireland and participated in the Colorado gold rush which followed…

Wadsworth House is a Grand Adamesque mansion, one of only two remaining on Dupont Circle. Built in 1900-1901, the house was the winter residence of millionaire gentleman farmer Herbert Wadsworth (1851-1927) from western New York, and his accomplished…

Built in 1905 for Southern Railway president Samuel Spencer, this combined carriage house and stable is a large and impressive example of its type. Such buildings were once an essential support facility for the wealthy residents of the city's…

Italian neoclassical mansion built for Robert Wilson Patterson, editor of the Chicago Tribune, and Elizabeth Medill Patterson; long-time home of their daughter Eleanor "Cissy" Patterson, writer, social figure, and publisher of Washington…

Mansion designed for writer Thomas Nelson Page and his second wife, heiress Florence Lathrop Field Page; notable and early example of the Georgian Revival style by leading architectural firm; knowledgeable adaptation of 18th century English-American…