Nestled between the landscaping of 2027 Q Street NW sits a hidden study on geometry. Yuri Schwebler, an artist known for his temporary and permanent sculptures throughout DC, created the work outside the home in 1975. The sculpture consists of two…

Completed in 1890, the George S. Fraser House was designed by Hornblower and Marshall, a prominent Washington architecture firm. The Fraser home is architecturally indicative of the firm’s stylistic originality in the 1880s and 1890s. Defined as an…

The Tabard Inn was established at 1739 N Street in 1922 by entrepreneur Marie Willoughby Rogers. At the time she was recently widowed; her husband, a prominent geologist, had died unexpectedly while on a mission with the US Geological Survey. Mrs.…

The apartment building at 2225 N Street was designed by Harry Wardman and Eugene Waggaman in 1924 and built in 1925 in a Vernacular style. This four-story,  32-unit building is brick, with its opening facing westward to Rock Creek Park. The building…

The Samuel M. Bryan House was built in 1885 and designed by architect W. Bruce Gray. Samuel M. Bryan worked in various capacities, starting at age 15 when he served as a drummer boy in the Union Army during the Civil War. From there, he went on to…

Built from 1881 to 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…

The Embassy of Iraq's consular office, also known as the Boardman House, was built in 1893 following designs by Hornblower & Marshall and is an example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. William J. Boardman and his family were the first…

One of the city's most grandiose houses, the Perry Belmont House is an ornate stone mansion built in 1909 in the Beaux Arts style. Designed by the fashionable French architect Ernest Sanson with Horace Trumbauer of Philadelphia overseeing the…

Although erected in 1884 and a fine example of Dupont Circle’s Victorian residential architecture, this house is most significant for its association with Brigadier General George P. Scriven. Trained as an engineer at West Point, Scriven served with…

The Walsh-McLean House is an eclectic mansion with Renaissance, Baroque, Louis XVI and Art Nouveau elements and designed by Danish-born and New York architect Henry Anderson in 1903. The house is one of many magnificent mansions constructed in the…