Category Archives: Kalorama

2201 R St. NW

2201 R St. is a four-story brick and limestone building, built in the Neo-Classical style in 1906 by architect John McGregor as a residence for Gardner Frederick Williams.  It was formerly the Embassy of Pakistan, but after they relocated, the building has been abandoned for several years.

2133 R St. NW

2133 R St. is a three-story brick townhouse built in 1902, by architects Hornblower & Marshall.  The house was designed as an art studio for Edward Lind Morse, son of Samuel F.B. Morse.  After a few years, it was converted from a studio to a residence.  At one point, the oldest son of FDR lived […]

2446 Belmont Road

2446 Belmont Road will soon become famous as the house the Obamas rent after his Presidency.   The house is three stories, brick with Tudor details.  It was built in 1928, and last sold in 2014 for $5.295 million. The house is close to its neighbors and similar in size to the other large 1920’s […]

2449 Tracy Place

2449 Tracy Place is a large (6,800 square feet) white brick house.  It was built in 1923 in the Colonial style by prominent D.C. architect Waddy Wood. Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are scheduled to move in to the house in the next few weeks.  The house sold for $5.5 million in December […]

2127 California St.

2127 California St. is an 8-story building with a brick and Indiana limestone  facade, containing 118 units. It was built in 1926, and in 1927 was named Le Bourget in honor of the field in France where Charles Lindbergh landed the first transatlantic flight. The architects were George Nicholas Ray and Clarke Waggaman.