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 property on which the Textile Museum is located was vacant until 1908 when Martha S. Tucker built her house designed by Wood, Donn and Deming at 2320 S Street. This firm, founded in 1902, designed a number of important Washington buildings…

Known in the 19th century for its idyllic landscape, the area underwent rapid development in the early 20th century as the City of Washington's growing population moved away from the established urban center in its quest for the suburban ideal.…

When Mr. and Mrs. Morris moved the house to Washington, they painstakingly restored it to near original condition, reproducing some of the paneling which had been lost and removing several wings which had been added by Francis Peabody. The Lindens…

Designed by the prominent firm of Delano and Aldrich, the residence with its tea house and subsidiary buildings sits among landscaped gardens and complements the scale and dignity of its Massachusetts Avenue neighbors. The embassy is an early…

Charles Evans Hughes was a statesman and juror of the highest order, a leader in the Progressive movement, and the holder of a succession of important offices from the administration of William Howard Taft to the New Deal. His biographer, Merlo…

The site itself lies within the northeastern portion of the park, along the western edge there is a dog grave, play area, tennis court and two small maintenance houses. The dog grave was part of a parcel of land donated by Elizabeth Mitchell, upon…

Erected between 1817 and 1827 by Joseph Nourse, the first Register of the Treasury, the Highlands one of the late Georgian country homes. The Nourse family who owned and lived in the house for a century were prominent Washingtonians whose friends…

The exterior building material is stone, the majority of which is Pennsylvania Foxcroft, laid in coursed rubble. With the exception of those with fanlights and dormers, all windows are flanked by paneled shutters and surmounted by flat stone lintels…

The Commission of Fine Arts had considered bridge designs for this site for years. Initially, designs were put forth by George Oakley Totten, Jr. and later by Paul Cret. The Commission finally settled on Cret's concrete bridge with dressed limestone…