Harris & Ewing Photographic Studio

This Italian Renaissance Revival-style building was the home of DC's most prominent portrait photographers.

Built in 1924 by architects Sonnemann and Justement, the Harris and Ewing Photographic Studio was home to the nation's largest early‑20th century news photo service, official White House photographer, and Washington's most noted portrait photographers from 1905 to 1955. The building was built in the Italian Renaissance Revival style, and showcases 1920s Neoclassicism in its limestone facade and large studios with expansive windows at the rear.

DC Inventory: April 24, 1991
National Register: December 16, 1994



1311‑13 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C.