Category Archives: Kalorama

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.

2346 S Street NW

2346 S Street NW is a large 4-story mansion, with a stone facade.  It was built in 1919 in the Beaux Arts style by architect Clarke Waggaman.  It was sold for $3.9 million in 2015.

Embassy of Mauritania

The Embassy of Mauritania is at 2129 Leroy Place.  The five-story brick townhouse was originally built as a private residence in 1914, in the Georgian Revival style.  Before the Embassy of Mauritania, the building in the past has been the Embassy of Hungary, the Embassy of Libya, the Polish Trade Mission, and the Embassy of […]

1823 Phelps Place

1823 Phelps Place is a very large (10,000 sq. ft.) home.  It is three stories, with a brick and stone exterior, a turret, and a red tile roof.  It was built in 1905, and was sold in 2015 for $5.75 million.

Embassy of Pakistan residence

The Embassy of Pakistan residence is at 2343 S St. NW.  It is a four-story townhouse of brick and stone, built in 1910.  It was originally built as a private residence, and has been the home of 23 Pakistani ambassadors.