The building as it now appears is the work of architect John Russell Pope. Although a few interior alterations have been made during the 47-year period since the house was converted from residential to business use, an effort has been made to…

Built-in 1824 for Dr. Joseph Lovell, first Surgeon General of the United States who organized the Army Corps of Engineers, this National Historic Landmark serves as the official guest house of the President of the United States. In 1836, Francis…

It is bounded by North Capitol Street on the east, Harwood Road to the northeast, Rock Creek Church Road on the northwest, Park Place to the west, and Irving Street on the South. The Eagle Gate at the intersection of Rock Creek Church Road and Upshur…

Brooks Mansion is located near the center of Square 3827, a flat, approximately i 3/4 acre site bounded by 9th, 10th, Monroe and Newton Streets, N.E. It is composed of the original Greek Revival mansion house, Bellair, built by Ann and Jehiel Brooks…

The Augusta Apartment Building, located at the southeast corner of New Jersey and New York Avenues, N.W., is an example of a Mansion-Type Apartment Building. This mansion-like form constructed in dark brick with limestone trim has four stories and…

The building is oriented to the southwest facing Massachusetts Avenue. A slightly recessed enclosed one-story porch is connected to the east side of the house, and a two-story rectilinear ell runs perpendicular to the main block in the rear. A…

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…

This memorial to Edmund Burke, English statesman who espoused the cause of the American colonies in Parliament, was presented to the United States by the Sulgrave Institution, This eight and a half foat high bronze portrait statue is a copy of a…

Constructed in 1822, the building is a combination of Federal and Second Empire architecture. It originally served as the residence of the second Sargent at Arms of the Senate, General Mountjoy Bayly. From 1929 until 1947, it was the residence of…