Woven Coverlets: The Perfect Sleeper

Woven Coverlets: The Perfect Sleeper

Sleeping was a textile-heavy experience in the 1800s. Textiles were a primary component of being able to sleep in a ...

No Slowing Down for Zippy Shell

No Slowing Down for Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell Incorporated is in for its biggest move yet. Calling itself the fastest growing moving-and-storage company in the nation ...

Secor Group: On the Move at 125 years

Secor Group: On the Move at 125 years

Throughout its 125 years, the Secor Group, formerly known as Security Storage Company of Washington, has been led by just ...

Art of the Noble Notchers

Art of the Noble Notchers

The hobos feared the tramps and the tramps viewed the hobos as suckers for work. Hobos, wandering migrant workers, stopped ...

The Auction Block

The Auction Block

Sotheby’s San Ildefonso Polychrome Lidded Jar, New Mexico Tony Da (1940-2008) Estimate: $25,000 – $35,000 Auction Date: May ...

84th Georgetown House Tour

84th Georgetown House Tour

This year's Georgetown House Tour offers a wide range of residences in Washington's oldest neighborhood. A star on ...

Clang, Clang, Clang Went the Trolley!

Clang, Clang, Clang Went the Trolley!

Ralph Blane, co-composer with Hugh Martin of “The Trolley Song” – made famous by the 1944 film “Meet Me in St ...

The Auction Block

The Auction Block

Sotheby’s Silent Seasons – Summer No. II Oil on Canvas Will Barnet (1911 – 2012) Estimate: $60,000 – $90,000 Auction ...

Le Décor: Green With Envy

Le Décor: Green With Envy

As spring moves gloriously into the neighborhood so does a renewed appreciation for all things green. We’ve curated a ...

Featured Property

Featured Property

The Grace 3220 Grace St. NW

Sales begin March 28 for units in the Grace, seven luxurious high-end residences on ...

Swampoodle: When Irish Eyes Were Smiling

Swampoodle: When Irish Eyes Were Smiling

Early immigrants from Europe didn’t settle in Washington, D.C. They went to Northern cities where the jobs and ...

Featured Property

Featured Property

3120 N Street NW

Located in the heart of Georgetown’s prestigious East Village, this grand, sun-filled Victorian is a ...

Mr. Lincoln and the Winter of Our Discontent

Mr. Lincoln and the Winter of Our Discontent

Abraham Lincoln is such an iconic figure that the present-day public does not see him as his contemporaries did. We ...

The Antiques Addict: Hooked Rugs, America's Indigenous Folk Art

The Antiques Addict: Hooked Rugs, America's Indigenous Folk Art

Early American hooked rugs were a craft of poverty. Prior to 1780, most floors in American homes were bare, especially ...

The Antiques Addict: Staffordshire Portrait Figures

The Antiques Addict: Staffordshire Portrait Figures

Here in Georgetown, we live in the mother lode of antiquities, an antique community where relics are everywhere we look.

Bringing the Hammer Down

Bringing the Hammer Down

The historic results from Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on Nov. 4 brought in the highest total ...

Latham Apartment's Get Zoning OK's

Latham Apartment's Get Zoning OK's

Developer SB-Urban moved past the last major obstacle to building micro-residential units on the 3000 M Street site of the ...

Fighting for Aged Architecture

Fighting for Aged Architecture

As larger and larger swaths of the city’s quadrants are torn down and rebuilt in the name of revitalization ...

Who Lives Here...

Who Lives Here...

Maureen Dowd couldn’t have been happy with our editorial last week urging voters to support recreational marijuana legalization in ...

Design Central

Design Central

Displaying art is an opportunity to express your individuality through the beauty and inspiration art brings into your home. You ...

The Auction Block August 6, 2014

The Auction Block August 6, 2014

The fall auctions of Asian art are lined up in New York like the panels of a painted screen, beginning ...

Lafayette, We Are Here!

Lafayette, We Are Here!

When the U.S. sent its army to defend France in the First World War, General John J. Pershing presided ...

Design Central

Design Central

Summer in Georgetown. The trees and flowers are in full bloom. Earlier this spring, the annual House Tour allowed us ...

Featured Property

Featured Property

This Federal-style house – one of the most historic in the District – was built in 1798 on the northeast corner of ...

The Auction Block

The Auction Block

Doyle New York

Mexican Sterling Silver Tea Service

Auction Date: June 25

Estimate: $4,000 to $6,000

An important ...

Le Décor for Dad

Le Décor for Dad

This Father’s Day, give Dad a gift he won’t throw in a closet and forget. These gifts give ...

Quality Hill-Worthington House on Prospect Street for Sale at $11 Million

Quality Hill-Worthington House on Prospect Street for Sale at $11 Million

At the corner of 35th and Prospect, the grand gray house, once home to Sen. Pell and his wife, is on the market for a cool $11 million, the same price nearby Halcyon House sold for in 2012.

Uncertainty Jolts Rate Increases

Uncertainty Jolts Rate Increases

Mortgage interest rates rose in March after the new Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen gave her first press conference. In ...

The Auction Block March 12, 2014

The Auction Block March 12, 2014

Doyle New York

The Forster Flag

Auction Date: April 9

Estimate: $1 million to $3 million

This important relic of ...

Le Decor: Le Decor: Modern Inspirations

Le Decor: Le Decor: Modern Inspirations

Art is one of the best way to inspire a space in your home. After reading through the February 26th ...

The Power of Color

The Power of Color

Color surrounds and enlivens our lives. The appropriate use of paint color in the interior of our homes can give ...

The Auction Block & Bringing the Hammer Down

The Auction Block & Bringing the Hammer Down

POTOMACK COMPANY Foxall (Foxhall) Late Fall By Benson Bond Moore (1882-1974) 1923 Auction Date: Feb. 22 Estimate: $2,000 to ...

Heather Parness: Right Woman, Right Job, Right Time

Heather Parness: Right Woman, Right Job, Right Time

Everyone is talking about the dynamism of Washington, D.C.; its new growth in neglected neighborhoods, the influx of the ...

The Auction Block & Bringing the Hammer Down

The Auction Block & Bringing the Hammer Down

Sotheby’s

A Child and Nurse in the Foyer of an Elegant Townhouse, the Parents Beyond

Jacob Ochtervelt (1634-1682)

1663 ...

The Genius of Place

The Genius of Place

When architect Robert Bell announced that he was purchasing the old Georgetown Theater property last October, one got the sense ...

Thanksgiving from  the Very Beginning

Thanksgiving from the Very Beginning

The so-called first Thanksgiving occurred in Plymouth Colony, Mass., in 1621. It was a feast held one year after the ...

Le Decor

Le Decor

Metallic is shining on this season’s home décor trends. Gold-, silver- and brass-tinted accessories or smaller furniture items create ...

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