Urban Refuge on R Street

The harlequin-patterned entry of this grand Georgetown Georgian is punctuated by the gentle spiral of the stairs and views of the garden.

A Place for Everything

EVERY INCH COUNTS IN THIS ARTFULLY TRANSFORMED BURLEITH TOWNHOUSE “I create spaces the way I imagine using them,” says architect, artist and native Washingtonian Chryssa...

District Planner and Builder Allen Lew Dies

After overseeing the creation of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Lew took charge of the baseball conversion of RFK Stadium and the construction of Nationals Park.

Sold: Kevin Plank’s Georgetown Mansion

The 12,000-square-foot mansion at 1405 34th St. NW owned by the billionaire Under Armour founder went for $17.25 million, $7.25 million under last fall's listing price.

Taking It From the Top

A STYLISH WEST END PENTHOUSE BOASTS CITYWIDE VIEWS In this dark time, nothing brightens one’s outlook like a sunny penthouse with phenomenal views. Penthouse 62...

Splendor in the Grass

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

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

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

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.

During the early 1800s, west Georgetown attracted many Irish immigrants proficient in the building trades — carpenters, stone cutters and bricklayers. They came to...