During the early twentieth century, the British government procured a large tract of land off of Massachusetts Avenue in order to establish their new embassy. The area was underdeveloped compared to other neighborhoods in the Washington DC area.…

The detached, stucco and limestone residence, in the 18th century Roman revival manner, is significant for its plan, spatial composition, and use of detail and material. The pie-shaped site faces across the west end of Sheridan Circle and the…

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 Embassy of Iraq's consular office (also known as the Boardman House) located at 1801 P Street, NW in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Designed by Hornblower & Marshall in 1893, the building is an example of Richardsonian…

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…

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…

The Townsend House is one of the many elegant and often ostentatious mansions that lined Massachusetts Avenue in the early decades of the 20th century. Completed in 1900 for Richard H. Townsend, a railway magnate, the mansion was designed by the…

It depicts Sheridan at the end of his famous ride to Winchester, Virginia. The eleven foot statue stands on rocky ground, creating an unusual placement of the horse's legs as he tries to find footing on the uneven ground where he has been brought to…