Category Archives: Ward 2

2108 R St. NW

2108 R St. NW is a four-story stone townhouse, built in 1900.  The Studio Gallery, founded in 1956, occupies the first two floors and the basement which has a separate entrance on the front.  The top two floors are divided into condo units.

2122 Florida Avenue NW

2122 Florida Avenue NW is one of the older houses in the District, built in 1820.  It is a narrow two-story brick townhouse.  It was part of the Underground Railroad, using a door for horses to the right of the main entrance.

2223 R St. NW

2223 R St. is a three and 1/2 story stone building, built by architect George Oakley Totten in the style of an Italian palazzo.  It is referred to as the Charles Evans Hughes House;  he lived there from 1930 until when he died in 1948. The building was originally constructed in 1907 as an embassy. […]