Monthly Archives: June 2015

617 K St. NW

617 K St. NW is a rowhouse that is part of the historic area of Mt. Vernon Square.  It, and the building next door, have been preserved when a new glass office tower was built by Douglas Development, which now surrounds the buildings.

The Watergate

The Watergate is a complex of five buildings – three residential buildings, an office building, and a combined office and hotel.  This door is from 2500 Virginia Avenue, one of the residential buildings.  The complex was built between 1963 and 1971.  It became famous in 1972 with the Watergate break-in leading eventually to Nixon’s resignation.

3026 O St. NW

3026 O St. NW is a stately brick townhouse in Georgetown, built in 1900.   Kesher Israel synagogue owns this house as the rabbinical residence.   In this photo, the house is padlocked and vacant after Rabbi Freundel was forced to leave the house with his guilty plea for voyeurism at the National Capital Mikvah.

3702 Georgia Avenue NW

3702 Georgia Avenue NW is at the corner of Georgia and New Hampshire Avenue.  It was constructed in 1911 as the D.C. fire station for Engine 24.  In 1994, Engine 24 moved to 5101 Georgia Avenue.  At that time, the front entrance was shifted from the Georgia Avenue side to the New Hampshire Avenue side.  […]