The Commandant's House is situated at the north end of the parade ground, this impressive 2 1/2- story, white-painted, Flemish-bonded brick residence is the home of the Commandants of the U.S. Marine Corps, a function it has served continually since…

The Ulysses S. Grant School at 2130 G Street, N.W. in the midst of The George Washington Campus in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. is a three-story red brick public school building constructed in 1882. The robust U-shaped…

Engine Company 23, located mid-block at 2119 G Street, N.W, was constructed in 1910 in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The design of the building appears to have been a collaboration between the prominent architectural firm of…

The Martin Luther King Memorial Library (MLK Library) is a four-story steel and glass International style building in downtown Washington, D.C. designed by world famous German-born architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1972. The modern…

Erected in 1911 by the Samuel J. Prescott Company to a design by prominent Washington architect Appleton P. Clark, Jr., the building exemplifies the early-twentieth century office buildings developed privately for long-term use by federal agencies.…

The Pension Building was designed by Army Quartermaster General Montgonery C. Meigs and was built between 1882 and 1887 to house the U.S. Pension Bureau, a Federal agency bright into being the award pensions to Union veterans of the Civil War. Its…

When the Atlantic Building was completed in 1888, it was the largest commercial structure in the city and one of the first with a passenger elevator. The speculative office building was designed by James Hill Green, who had served as supervising…

This was the first building constructed according to plans developed during the 1920s for a civic center between Judiciary Square and Pennsylvania Avenue. The building was designed by municipal architect Nathan C. Wyeth and constructed with the aid…

Designed and built by John J. Earley in 1907, the building is one of two artists’ workspaces on the block, the other being the adjacent Augustus Bussard House and Studio (1916) at 2129 G Street, N.W. The Earley Office and Studio is located mid-block…

The Belmont House is interesting as an example of sequential architectural development coincident with the growth and settlement of Washington, D.C.--from the vernacular colonial farmhouse, built for function rather than style, through the Georgian,…