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…

Thomas is significant not only for her artistic contributions, but also for her dedication to educating and introducing both young and adult African-Americans to the world of art during the time of segregation in the nation’s capital. In 1924, she…

Crummell was one of the foremost African-American scholars of the 19th century, a pioneer in the establishment of an African-American tradition of scholarship, a spokesman for black liberation, and founder, in 1897, of the American Negro Academy.…

Zalmon Richards (1811-1899) devoted most of his life to furthering the development of public education. Known primarily as the founder and first president of the National Teachers' Association (today's National Education Association), Richards was…

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…

Architect Judson York originally designed the church but after his plans were deemed too expensive, architects John C. Harkness and Henry S. Davis took over. The Church features a triangular form, robust massing with a large octagonal tower facing…

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 appears much the same today as it did in first fully developed during the last years of the 19th century. Although a large number of these impressive single-family townhouses have now been converted into apartments and…

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…