Built in 1911-12 by Harry Wardman, Wardman Row is associated with the most important builder/developer in Washington during the early decades of the twentieth century. Wardman's houses, apartment buildings, and hotels changed the appearance of…

From 1907 until her death, this was the home and studio of Alma Thomas (1892‑1978), the nationally recognized artist whose career reached its height in the 1960s. Thomas is significant not only for her artistic contributions, but also for her…

Saint Luke's was the city's first independent black Episcopal church, established in 1879 by Rev. Alexander Crummell (1819‑98). Crummell was one of the foremost African-American scholars of the 19th century, a pioneer in the establishment of an…

The end house in a row of identically designed brick structures, the Richards House has an untrimmed, recessed arched main entrance doorway, with transom, approached by a flight of cast-iron stairs on the west side of the first story. A three-sided…

Built in 1930 and designed by architect John Russell Pope, National City Christian Church mirrors classic forms adapted from English Georgian churches. However, the Church itself represents the Neo-Classic style and features a well-proportioned…

Luther Place Church is a distinctive Gothic Revival church and a notable example of post-Civil War architecture. Architect Judson York originally designed the church but after his plans were deemed too expensive, architects John C. Harkness and Henry…

Except for the sub-base of pink granite, this elaborate memorial to Major-General John A. Logan, Civil War general, is made entirely of bronze. The equestrian statue, almost twelve feet high and ten feet wide, depicts Logan as a man of dignity and…

Logan Circle Historic District is a virtually unchanged example of a prosperous, late‑19th century residential neighborhood constructed around one of the L'Enfant circles and is a remarkably coherent example of architectural expression from the…

At five-stories and twenty-units, the Gladstone and Hawarden Apartment Buildings are examples of a Conventional Mid-Rise Apartment Building. At the present date, they are recognized as the first documented twin apartment buildings constructed in…