Category Archives: Capitol Hill

210 A St. NE

210 A St. NE is a three-story brick Victorian townhouse, built in 1890.  For the past several years, it has been called the “Breitbart Embassy.”  Breightbart News rents the townhouse from  the owner Moustafa El-Gindy, a former member of the Egyptian parliament.  He bought the house in 2009 for $2.35 million. Breightbart News uses the […]

541 7th St SE

541 7th St. SE is a two-story rowhouse, with a gabled roof and dormer in the front, and a recent third-floor addition in the rear.  The house was built in 1857 according to Ditto, the firm that redeveloped the property (the real estate sites list the date as 1890).

545 7th St. SE – Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

545 7th St. SE is a two-story brick building with stone trim.  It was built in 1904 as the B.B. French School, a public vocational school.  Starting in 1942, the nearby Marine barracks leased the building until 1959.  After that, D.C. used it as storage for three years, and then it remained vacant for about […]