Category Archives: Chinatown

614 I St. NW

614 I St. NW is a narrow three-story brick rowhouse.  Monument Realty owns the properties on the block, and is proposing to build an 11-story condo residence behind the rowhouses, and incorporate the rowhouses into the property as additional residences.

717 H St. NW

717 H St NW is an old three-story brick building with a rounded turret, on the corner of 8th and H St.  This door is on the 8th St. side of the building, in a two-story structure that is the same design as the building, but looks like it might have been intended as an […]

638 I St. NW

638 I St. NW is an old building in Chinatown on the corner of I St. and 7th St.  Currently a bank occupies the main corner part of the building, and Lee and Associates, an urban design firm, occupies offices on the I St. side.

650 Massachusetts Avenue

650 Massachusetts Avenue is a large 8-story office building on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and 7th St. NW, in Chinatown.  This door is on the 7th Street side of the building.  The building was constructed in 1990, and Brookfield Properties bought it $113 million in 2010.   Blackboard is the lead tenant.

810 7th St. NW

810 7th St. NW is a large eight-story office building, with 250,000 sq. ft. of office space and 20,000 sq. ft. of retail space.  The offices are occupied by commercial tenants, as well as the Office of Justice of the U.S. Justice Department.  RFD restaurant occupies part of the ground floor. The exterior of the […]

705 H St. NW

705 H St. NW is a four-story building with a stone facade trimmed in wood.  The building is one of four buildings – 705 H, 707 H, 709 H, and 802 7th St. around the corner –  that are owned by Midwood Investment & Development and jointly called “Gallery Court.”  The first floor of 705 […]

St. Mary’s School

St. Mary’s School is at 717 5th St. NW.  St. Mary’s Mother of God was established in 1846 by German immigrants. The current building was designed by E. F. Baldwin in 1890 in the Gothic style.  See the other buildings in the complex:  the parish, and the rectory.