Some past posts

Seventh Street Savings Bank

The Seventh Street Savings Bank, at 1300 7th St. on the corner of N St., was built for a small neighborhood bank in 1912 by architects Alfred Rich and Alphonsus FitzSimons. It is in the Classical Revival style, in beige brick with limestone and terra-cotta trim. The bank was not large enough to fill most […]

1763 Lanier Place – DCFD Engine Company 21

The District Fire Station at 1763 Lanier Place was built in 1908, for Engine Company 21 and Truck Company 9.  The architect was Appleton P. Clark, who designed the building in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

300 Independence Avenue SE

300 Independence Avenue SE is a three-story brick and stone building, now used for offices and occupied by Cornerstone Government Affairs. It was restored by Stanton Development Corporation, winning the 2004 Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Restoration.