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Ribbon Cut at Restored C&O Locks

There were several dozen attendees at a Sept. 12 ribbon cutting for two newly restored locks, numbers 3 and 4, on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown.

New Executive Director at Georgetown Heritage

For the past seven years, Jeffrey L. Nichols was president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, outside of Lynchburg, Virginia.

To the Manor Reborn: A Fairy-Tale Chateau Awaits Its Next Happily-Ever-After

Home to the great and the good — or, at least, the bold-faced — Massachusetts Avenue Heights is a secluded enclave known for its...

Montrose Park’s Memorial Sphere Vandalized

The sphere was installed in 1956 by the Georgetown Garden Club as a memorial to Sarah Louisa Rittenhouse, who lobbied Congress from 1904 to 1911 to buy the Montrose estate for a public park.

Real Estate: Wright Pushed the Envelope

Few architects have had so transformative an effect on how we live and think about home design as Frank Lloyd Wright. The things we...

Endless Possibilities

AFTER AN EXTENSIVE RENOVATION, THIS EAST VILLAGE TOWNHOUSE IS READY FOR IT BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL LIFE. Jeff Akseizer’s philosophy is simple. “I design homes...

1969: Personal Recollections

Several area residents share their memories of two of 1969's most historic events: the moon landing and the Woodstock festival.

If Certified, D.C.’s 2020 Budget Would Benefit Georgetown

Among the increases benefiting Ward 2 in the budget, according to the mayor’s office, is $74.2 million dedicated to fully modernize the Francis-Stevens Education Campus on 2425 N St. NW and 2130 G St. NW. 

Taste of Roaring Twenties at Dumbarton House

Transformed into Jay Gatsby’s mansion, Georgetown’s historic Dumbarton House will host an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby,” presented by Picnic Theatre Company.

More Residential, Less Retail for 3220 Prospect

The new project calls for a six-story building with some setbacks, containing about 50 condominium units and about 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.