This row house is notable for its significance as the headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and as the DC residence of Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955), educator and civil rights leader. The row house transitioned from a…

Built between 1911 and 1912 by Harry Wardman, Wardman Row is associated with the most important builder/developer in Washington during the early decades of the 20th century. Wardman's houses, apartment buildings, and hotels changed the appearance of…

From 1907 until her death, this was the home and studio of Alma Thomas (1892‑1978), a nationally recognized artist whose career reached its height in the 1960s. Thomas is significant not only for her artistic contributions, but also for her…

Built between 1876 and 1879, Saint Luke’s is a major work of Calvin T.S. Brent (1854-1899), the city’s first Black architect. It is designed in the early English Gothic style and features a long nave with cast-iron columns, exposed roof framing, oak…

This three-story Victorian rowhouse, with its slate mansard roof, is designated as a National Historic Landmark in recognition of the service of Zalmon Richards (1811-1899), who devoted most of his life to furthering the development of public…

The congregation of the National City Christian Church organized in 1843. A physician and pioneering Stone-Campbell Movement missionary, James Turner Barclay (1807-1874) helped to organize the congregation. Designed in 1930 by architect John Russell…

Formally known as Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church, Luther Place Memorial Church was founded in 1873 as a memorial to peace and reconciliation following the Civil War; two of the original pews were even dedicated to Generals Grant and Lee. The…

This equestrian statue honors John A. Logan, a politician and veteran of the Mexican–American War and Civil War. The monument is located in the center of Logan Circle, a small public park and traffic circle at the intersection of 13th Street, P…

The Logan Circle Historic District appears much the same today as it did when it first developed during the last years of the 19th century. Although a large number of these impressive single-family townhouses have now been converted into apartments…