Diamonds Are Forever

May 12, 2021

A labor-of-love reno restored the luster of this 1931 gem The Manor House has always been a standout. Although not much is known about architect M.C. Nichols — not even his first name […]

May Day 50 Years Ago: The Largest Mass Arrest in U.S. History

May 3, 2021

For many in Georgetown in 1971, the protests were right outside their doors, as traffic was snarled and streets trashed, with tear gas in the air.

New Apartments in Georgetown Bring Historic Flair

April 14, 2021

There are three renovated properties in town on tree-lined streets at 3032 Q St. NW, 3012 Q St. NW and 3016 Dumbarton St. NW. All three buildings have been owned […]

Tudor Place Garden Party Moves to September

March 3, 2021

Normally held in May, the Georgetown historic site’s gala has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, in accordance with health guidelines.

Georgetown’s Blues Alley: Another Pandemic Casualty?

February 18, 2021

If owner Harry Schnipper is unable to renegotiate the club’s lease with Snyder Properties in the coming months, the world-famous club might close for good.

The Life of Georgetown From 1620 to 2020, Part 3

December 31, 2020

As the nation has expanded and transformed, Georgetown has adapted to hardships and flourished. And in many fascinating ways, the city’s earlier experiences have paralleled our own.

The Life of Georgetown From 1620 to 2020, Part 2

December 28, 2020

In the hope of keeping the challenges of 2020, the year now ending, in perspective, here is the second of three looks into Georgetown’s past.

The Life of Georgetown From 1620 to 2020, Part 1

December 24, 2020

As the nation has expanded and transformed, Georgetown has adapted to hardships and flourished. And in many fascinating ways, the city’s earlier experiences have paralleled our own. 

New Life for Holy Rood Cemetery

December 21, 2020

Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Georgetown University have recently completed the long-awaited restoration of this beautiful, sacred space, located on a hill above Georgetown.

Q St. Skeletal Remains: Unanswered Questions

December 3, 2020

The District’s Historic Preservation Office, forensics experts from the National Museum of Natural History and local historians are grappling with how to interpret the findings.