This house, which was designed in the 18th century Roman Revival manner by Washington architect Glenn Brown, was begun in April of 1907 and completed in the early part of 1909. One of several Massachusetts Avenue residences designed by Brown, the…

The property was vacant until 1908, when Martha S. Tucker built her house at 2320 S Street, designed by Wood, Donn and Deming. The firm, founded in 1902, designed a number of important Washington buildings, including the Masonic Temple (1908) and…

Known in the 19th century for its idyllic landscape, the area now known as Sheridan-Kalorama underwent rapid development in the early 20th century as the city's growing population moved away from the established urban center and into the suburbs.…

The Lindens is a superb example of a luxurious mid-18th-century New England Georgian townhouse. It was originally built on Sylvan Street in Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts in 1754 by Robert Hooper of Marblehead. Hooper was a successful…

The residence of the Japanese Ambassador was designed in 1931 in the neo-Georgian style, which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s. Designed by the prominent firm of Delano and Aldrich, the residence, with its teahouse and subsidiary buildings, sits…

Built in 1907 for A. Clifford and Alice Pike Barney by George Oakley Totten, this house is most notable as the home of Charles Evans Hughes—a statesman and juror of the highest order, a leader in the Progressive movement, and the holder of a…

The Anthony Holmead Archaeological Site lies within the northeastern portion of Mitchell Park, with a dog grave, play area, tennis court and two small maintenance houses along the western edge. The dog grave was part of a parcel of land donated by…

Erected between 1817 and 1827 by the first United States Register of the Treasury, Joseph Nourse (1754-1841), The Highlands is a late-Georgian styled home. The Nourse family, who owned and lived in the house for a century, were prominent…

Built in 1930 and designed by Walter F. Price, the Washington Friends Meeting House is a Colonial Revival building decorated with Georgian elements, such as quoins and keystones, and Federal elements, including a pedimented round-arched doorway. The…

Built between 1906 and 1907, this four-story, red brick Neoclassical residence is the work of nationally renowned architect Ogden Codman. The Codman-Davis House is a significant Washington residence of the turn of the century, noted for the…