The Wardman Flats are the first large-scale development project of DC's most notable developer, Harry Wardman (1872-1938). Throughout the 1890s, Wardman transitioned from carpenter to builder, largely building residential rowhouses for other…

Built in 1928, the Wardman Park Annex rises above Connecticut Avenue from its hilltop site at the intersection of Woodley Road, NW. Its height—140 feet above street level—has made it a landmark along Connecticut Avenue since its erection and…

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…

The Northumberland, designed by Albert H, Beers and built between 1909 and 1910 by Harry Wardman, presents an eclectic classical facade that blends harmoniously with the buildings that surround it along New Hampshire Avenue. The building remains an…

Lafayette Square is the formal public park opposite the White House, and with its surrounding frame of buildings constitutes the Lafayette Square Historic District. The Historic District includes government buildings, residences, and other…

Bernard Danzansky, a former tailor and ice cream and stationery seller, established the first Jewish funeral parlor in DC in 1912, meeting the needs of a growing population of Jewish residents of the city. In 1923, Danzansky moved the business to…

The Clifton Terrace Apartment Complex, originally known as Wardman Courts, was constructed between 1914 and 1915, during an era of explosive residential growth in DC. The complex was erected on the site of Belmont House, a Queen Anne style mansion…

The Carlton was built in 1926 by developer Harry Wardman (1872-1938), based on designs by Turkish architect, Mihran Mesrobian (1889-1975). In the Beaux Arts style, this eight-story hotel is a significant example of the popular architecture style…