House of the Week: A Very Irish House on 36th St.

March 11, 2020

During the early 1800s, west Georgetown attracted many Irish immigrants proficient in the building trades — carpenters, stone cutters and bricklayers. They came to work on construction projects in the […]

Out of Many, One

February 26, 2020

A GEORGETOWN ROW HOUSE WITH A STORIED PAST COMES INTO ITS OWN. The serene Federalist at 1431 33rd St NW is a jewel box of a house with an unusual […]

Real Estate Wrap-Up

February 12, 2020

BROKERS CHECK IN Throughout the year, The Georgetowner seeks comments from real estate professionals on the state of the market. How would you describe Washington, D.C., in terms of national […]

Gotham on the Potomac

December 18, 2019

With its artful arrangement of brickwork, windows, balconies, terraces and setbacks, Robert A.M. Stern’s 1331 Maryland Ave. SW brings New York sophistication to historical Washington.

Private Exclusive: Historic Home in Georgetown

December 5, 2019

This three-bedroom, three-bath home at 1423 36th St. NW has a double-sized, landscaped yard.

Real Estate: Wright Pushed the Envelope

August 7, 2019

Few architects have had so transformative an effect on how we live and think about home design as Frank Lloyd Wright. The things we take for granted today — open […]

Fletcher Gill: A Career Change and a Passion Project

March 7, 2018

When a visitor reaches Suite 540 in Georgetown’s Canal Square, the first impression is surprise: how can two organizations have the same location? It turns out that the Genau Group […]

Real Estate: Big Winner in Tax Cuts and Jobs Act


On the surface, it may look like the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is bad for real estate. The reduction in the deductibility of mortgage interest and the combined $10,000 […]

GBA Touts Main Street, Real Estate, Water Taxis

September 21, 2017

Approval of a Georgetown Main Street, a small-business marketing program for Wisconsin Avenue, should be coming next week, according to GBA President Sonya Bernhardt.

Historic Homes on the Market in Middleburg

August 23, 2017

While Georgetown is justly proud of its historic homes, the Virginia countryside in and around Middleburg is well-stocked with old farmhouses and beautifully restored historic homes. Middleburgers and their neighbors […]