Splendor in the Grass

June 11, 2020

A brick and clapboard Federal manor and its lush grounds at 1224 30th St. NW are such things as dreams are made of.

Memorial Day Reflections — From The Georgetowner Archives

May 25, 2020

Here is a account of Memorial Day 2013 by our late colleague and writer Gary Tischler — Right Time, Right Place, Memorial Day Reflections.

Featured Property: Hidden Treasure in Capitol Hill

May 7, 2020

Built in 1850 and once owned by Frederick Douglass, the carriage house now makes a stunning contrast to the nearby Victorian-era (and older) homes.

Working From Home: Designing a Space You Can Live With

April 6, 2020

What do you do if you don’t have the square footage to dedicate to a single-purpose room — or to a single person? 

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 […]

Park Service Approves C&O Canal Plan

February 27, 2020

Among the plan’s design concepts are improved canal and towpath access and accessibility, increased interpretive and educational opportunities and more welcoming and usable open spaces.

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 […]

A. Michael Sullivan Jr., 1942-2020

February 12, 2020

Arthur Michael Sullivan Jr. died peacefully at home on Feb. 1 in Palm Beach, Florida. He was 77. Graduating from St. Anselm’s College and the American University School of Law, […]

At Home With Theo Adamstein


WELCOME TO OUR NEW AND OCCASIONAL COLUMN PROFILING THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS, COLUMN PROFILING THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS, DESIGNERS AND STAGERS, BUILDERS AND AGENTS DESIGNERS AND STAGERS, BUILDERS AND AGENTS […]

The Sky’s the Limit


HOW HIGH CAN HOUSING PRICES GO? DESPITE COMPETITION FROM UP-AND-COMING NEIGHBORHOODS, A GEORGETOWN ADDRESS REMAINS AMONG THE MOST COVETED. Five hundred thousand dollars doesn’t go as far as it used […]