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Everything Old Is New Again

BEHIND ITS TRADITIONAL FAÇADE, AN 18TH-CENTURY TOWNHOUSE LUXURIATES IN A THOROUGHLY MODERN MAKEOVER. Nicholas Hedges, the builder behind Evermay, would be pleased. His own residence, built...

The Fall Market: Q&A With Brokers

For this edition of The Georgetowner's Fall Real Estate Special, we asked real estate brokers a few quick questions to assess the current situation.

Coming Full Circle

A HUGH NEWELL JACOBSEN JEWEL IS READY FOR ITS NEXT INCARNATION On a winding, brick-lined street in Georgetown’s East Village sits a pale gray row...

Canal Renovation Is Moving Along

A town meeting and workshop to view two alternative designs and to collect and consider public input on the Georgetown Canal Plan will be held on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.

Condos to Force Out Gypsy Sally’s, Other Businesses

The planned 49-unit condo complex at 3401 K (Water) St. NW will convert the existing structure and add five stories, with a parking garage beneath, as well as a penthouse and a pool. 

Bowser, D.C. Officials Make Compelling Statehood Pitch to Congress

Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the legislation would shrink the District — the official seat of the federal government — to two square miles.

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.