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Mount Pleasant's residential streets are filled with beautiful old single-family homes and rowhouses, and several old estates.
Mount Pleasant's residential streets are filled with beautiful old single-family homes and rowhouses, and several old estates. This former nineteenth century estate (which was far larger than the present day property) now houses what is probably the city's most architecturally significant retirement home!
1818 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Columbia Height's Latin American Youth Center's colorful house is dedicated to teaching and encouraging art in the community, and they keep a small art gallery showing exhibits of works by local youths
Housed in the beautiful former Embassy of Mexico, the cultural center has a nice collection of Mexican artwork, and puts on frequent classical and other musical performances, as well as film screenings, lectures, and other events
The National Zoological Park in Washington DC is home to over 2000 animals across 400 species from around the world
Meridian Hill Park is a hidden gem if there ever was one
A hidden gem of magnificent proportions, for only those in the know
A Masonic Temple, the headquarters of the Scottish Rite, and a prominently featured location in Dan Brown's latest novel, The Lost Symbol
The Phillips Collection, opened in 1921, is America's first museum of modern art
Built by Mary Scott Townsend in 1899, the house features a Beaux Arts, French-inspired design
Competing with the Smithsonian for top castle status in the District is the Victorian mansion of one Christian Heurich, who immigrated to the states from Germany to become a wildly successful real estate baron and brewer
An extraordinarily elegant small museum that few Washingtonians have heard of, the Textile Museum is fabric heaven