Meridian Hill Heritage Neighborhood, Washington DC Photos

The midline of DC has upscale 18/19th-century residences flanking 16th Street, north from the White House to Meridian Hill.

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Grace Reformed Church. Washington, DC.Grace Reformed Church. Washington, DC.Grace Reformed Church. Washington, DC.St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Washington, DC.
Grace Reformed Church / Teddy Roosevelt's Church (1881-1902) (1405 15th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Victorian Gothic. On National Register.Grace Reformed Church stained glass windows. Washington, DC.Grace Reformed Church stained glass windows. Washington, DC.St. Luke's Episcopal Church (1898) (15th & Church Sts. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Victorian Gothic. Architect: Calvin T.S. Brent. On National Register.
Hightowers apartment on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Hightowers apartment on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Hightowers apartment on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Turn of Century stone house with octagonal towers on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
Hightowers (1530 16th St. NW) & streetscape. Washington, DC. Style: Art Moderne.Hightowers apartment entrance. Washington, DC. Style: Art Moderne.Hightowers door detail. Washington, DC. Style: Art Moderne.Turn of Century stone house with octagonal towers (1532 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.
The Huntley on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Apartments in a variety of styles on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Oil magnate's Mansion on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Mansion on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
The Huntley doorway. Washington, DC.Apartments in Art Deco, modern infill & Italianate styles (1610-6 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Mansion built by an oil magnate (1886) (1623 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Romanesque.Mansion (1628 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Romanesque.
Mixed styles of mansions. Washington, DC.Gargoyles on Chastelton apartment on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Temple of the Scottish Rite on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Sphinx before Temple of the Scottish Rite. Washington, DC.
Mixed styles of mansions (1702-10 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Gargoyles on Chastelton apartment building (1701 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Gothic revival.Temple of the Scottish Rite (1911) (16th & S Sts. NW) modeled after Mausoleum of King Mausolus. Washington, DC. Style: Neoclassical. Architect: John Russell Pope.Sphinx before Temple of the Scottish Rite. Washington, DC.
Bronze doors of Temple of the Scottish Rite. Washington, DC.Dutch-style mansion on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Universalist Unitarian Church on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Universalist Unitarian Church on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
Bronze doors of Temple of the Scottish Rite. Washington, DC.Dutch-style mansion (1700 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Universalist Unitarian Church (1810 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Universalist Unitarian Church doorway relief of Christ with Four Apostles. Washington, DC.
Multicolored row houses on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Stone & brick townhouses on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Stone townhouse facade on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Stone townhouse porch on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
Multicolored row houses (1816-26 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Stone & brick townhouses (1832 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Stone townhouse facade (1832 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Stone townhouse porch (1832 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.
Yellow townhouse on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Balfour Apartments on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Balfour Apartments on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Pansies on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
Yellow townhouse (1908 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Balfour Apartments (20001 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Balfour Apartments entrance. Washington, DC.Pansies in 16th St. NW garden. Washington, DC.
Row of houses on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Meridian Hill Park on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Statue of Joan of Arc in Meridian Hill Park. Washington, DC.House on 15th Street. Washington, DC.
Row of houses on 16th St. NW above U St. Washington, DC.Meridian Hill Park (1912-1935) tower at corner on 16th St. NW. Washington, DC. Architect: Horace W. Peaslee. On National Register.Statue of Joan of Arc in Meridian Hill Park. Washington, DC.House (1927) (2437 15th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Italianate. Architect: George Oakley Totten Jr.. On National Register.
The Envoy on 16th Street. Washington, DC.The Envoy on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Park Tower on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Park Tower on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
The Envoy (formerly Meridian Mansions) (1918) (2400 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Italianate. Architect: Alex H. Sonneman. On National Register.The Envoy Italianate facade. Washington, DC. On National Register.Park Tower (1928) (2440 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Art Deco. Architect: William Harris. On National Register.Park Tower & buildings opposite Meridian Hill Park. Washington, DC.
Chateau-style mansion on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Pink Palace / Inter-American Defense Board on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Pink Palace / Inter-American Defense Board on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Lithuanian Embassy building on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
Chateau-style mansion (2460 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.Pink Palace / Inter-American Defense Board (1905) (2600 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Venetian Gothic palace. Architect: George Oakley Totten Jr.. On National Register.Pink Palace / Inter-American Defense Board (1905) (2600 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Venetian Gothic palace. Architect: George Oakley Totten Jr..Tower of Lithuanian Embassy building (2622 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Romanesque.
Polish Embassy building on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Statue of Poncho Villa at Mexican cultural Institute on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Scottish Rite Temple & Unification Church spire on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Scottish Rite Temple on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
Polish Embassy building (2640 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Second Empire.Statue of Poncho Villa at Mexican cultural Institute (on 16th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Second Empire.Scottish Rite Temple & Unification Church spire. Washington, DC.Scottish Rite Temple (2800 16th St. NW). Washington, DC.
Unification Church spire on 16th Street. Washington, DC.All Souls Unitarian Church & National Baptist Memorial spires on 16th Street. Washington, DC.All Souls Unitarian Church on 16th Street. Washington, DC.National Baptist Memorial on 16th Street. Washington, DC.
Unification Church spire. Washington, DC.All Souls Unitarian Church & National Baptist Memorial spires (on 16th St. NW at Harvard St.). Washington, DC.All Souls Unitarian Church (1924) (16th St. NW at Harvard St.). Washington, DC. Architect: Coolidge & Shattuck.National Baptist Memorial (on 16th St. NW at Harvard St.). Washington, DC.
U St. houses with terra cotta. Washington, DC.Willard Streetscape. Washington, DC.Willard Streetscape. Washington, DC.Willard Streetscape. Washington, DC.
U St. houses with terra cotta. Washington, DC.Willard Streetscape. Washington, DC.Willard Streetscape. Washington, DC.Willard Streetscape. Washington, DC.
T St. house with terra cotta. Washington, DC.T St. house. with turrets. Washington, DC.

1753 T St. with terra cotta. Washington, DC.1763 T St. with turrets. Washington, DC.


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