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


Blaine House, [between 1918 and 1920]

Blaine House, [between 1918 and 1920]

[Jack Blaise i.e., Blaine res., 16]. [Between 1918 and 1920] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/npc2007000055/. (Accessed February 14, 2017.) View File Details Page

Blaine House, February 2010

Blaine House, February 2010

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Blaine House, May 2017.

Blaine House, May 2017.

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Street Address:

2000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW [map]

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“James G. Blaine House,” DC Historic Sites, accessed July 27, 2017, http://historicsites.dcpreservation.org/items/show/768.
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