James G. Blaine House

2000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

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 Congress.

The house is representative of the Chateauesque/Second Empire style featuring terra-cotta ornament and other period motifs.

DC designation: November 8, 1964

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2000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW