Archive for April, 2022

Mothers Day House & Garden Tour

Posted on April 30th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

The 2022 Mothers Day House & Garden Tour was held Saturday, May 7 & Sunday, May 8. Many thanks to everyone who made the event a success: advertisers, sponsors, docents, guests – and most especially the home owners who made the fun possible! Event photos. See tour details  here.  

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Hollywood on the Potomac – Membership Meeting

Posted on April 25th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

Our summer Membership Meeting (members only) will be on June 22, 2022 at 6:30 pm.  As part of the meeting Mike Canning will again offer his popular outdoor walking tour, “Hollywood on the Potomac.”  

Virtual Tour 224 8th St. SE

Posted on April 19th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

Home of Kara & Christopher McGuinn ★ 224 8th Street, SE VIRTUAL TOUR ★ House Description: House Captain: Heather Schoell, Berkshire Hathaway HS PenFed Realty In 1897 Julia Wilson married Benjamin Burch Earnshaw, a clerk. They had three children and lived at 1220 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, later relocating to 440 Seward Square. In 1904 Julia […]

Virtual Tour 504 6th St. SE

Posted on April 19th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

Home of Elissa Preheim ★ 504 6th Street, SE VIRTUAL TOUR ★ House Description: At the first glance this brick bayfront might appear to be a typical nineteenth-century row house, yet on closer examination it is rather exceptional due to its generous side yard and side porches. As with many nineteenth-century houses the history of […]

Virtual Tour 528 6th St. SE

Posted on April 19th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

Home of Bettilou Taylor and Domenic Ruscio ★ 528 6th Street, SE VIRTUAL TOUR ★ House Description: Occupations of the residents of 528 Sixth Street, SE, often reflected their proximity to the Navy Yard. According to city directories (i.e., the Facebook of the nineteenth century) machinist George F. Cunningham lived there in 1877 and in […]

Virtual Tour 514 4th St. SE

Posted on April 19th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

The Churchill The name of this condominium project is apt – there was a church on this site for a very long time. A small brick church, built here in 1811, was the first Methodist church in Washington City, and was known by various names over time including Fourth Street Station and First Methodist Church. […]

House Tour 2022 Virtual

Posted on April 19th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

504 6th St. SE: Home of Elissa Preheim 528 6th St. SE: Home of Bettilou Taylor & Domenic Ruscio 725 5th St. SE #21: Lenox Condo, home of Ashley Doherty 514 4th St. SE #201 and #301: The Churchill, homes of Margaret & Ted Gold and Carol Rabenhorst & Bernard Wood 224 8th St. SE: […]

Virtual Tour 725 5th St. SE #21

Posted on April 19th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

Home of Ashley Doherty ★ 725 5th Street, SE VIRTUAL TOUR ★ House Description: The Lenox School Lofts are filled with American and DC history. Two of Washington’s traditions regarding schools are part of Lenox’s history: public schools were segregated until the Bolling v. Sharpe Supreme Court decision in 1954 and schools were named for […]