Northwest of the White House to Dupont Circle & National Cathedral, Washington DC Photos

Many former mansions along Dupont Circle, Massachusetts & Conecticut Aves. form embassy row. The Watergate, JFK Arts Center & National Cathedral grace the area.

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Detail of building at corner of H & Connecticut. Washington, DC.Modern glass curtain walls on Pennsylvania Ave. west of 18th St. NW. Washington, DC.Republic Place building. Washington, DC.Modern blue glass building reflects old steeple. Washington, DC.
Detail of building at corner of H & Connecticut. Washington, DC.Modern glass curtain walls on Pennsylvania Ave. west of 18th St. NW. Washington, DC.Republic Place (1987) (1776 I "Eye" St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Modern. Architect: Keyes Condon Florance Architects.Modern blue glass building reflects old steeple at K & 19th St. NW. Washington, DC.
Mayflower Hotel. Washington, DC.Demonet building. Washington, DC.St. Matthew's Cathedral. Washington, DC.St. Matthew's Cathedral. Washington, DC.
Mayflower Hotel (1925) (1127 Connecticut Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Beaux arts. Architect: Robert F. Beresford. On National Register.Demonet building (1880, 1901, 1984) where highrise complements Victorian tower (Connecticut Ave. at M St. NW). Washington, DC. Architect: Totten & Rogers then Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.St. Matthew's Cathedral (1889) (1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Romanesque. Architect: C. Grant LaFarge. On National Register.St. Matthew's Cathedral doorway. Washington, DC. Style: Romanesque.
National Association of Broadcasters building. Washington, DC.Dupont Circle Fountain. Washington, DC.Washington Club. Washington, DC.Whittemore House / Democratic Women's National Club. Washington, DC.
National Association of Broadcasters building (Connecticut Ave. at N St. NW). Washington, DC.Dupont Circle Fountain recognizing services of Samuel Francis Dupont. Washington, DC.Washington Club (1903) (15 Dupont Circle NW). Washington, DC. Style: Classical revival. Architect: Stanford White. On National Register.Whittemore House / Weeks House / Democratic Women's National Club (1892) (1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Architect: Charles Albion Langley. On National Register.
Whittemore House / Democratic Women's National Club. Washington, DC.Perry Belmont House / Order of Eastern Star. Washington, DC.Heurich House Museum of Historical Society of Washington, DC.Clock tower of Charles Sumner School. Washington, DC.
Whittemore House / Weeks House / Democratic Women's National Club (1892) (1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Architect: Charles Albion Langley.Perry Belmont House / Order of Eastern Star / built by grandson of Commodore Matthew Perry (1908) (1618 New Hampshire Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Beaux arts. Architect: Ètienne Sansom & Horace Trumbauer. On National Register.Heurich House Museum of Historical Society of Washington, DC (1892) (1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Architect: John Granville Myers.Clock tower of Charles Sumner School (1871-2) (17th & M Sts. NW). Washington, DC. Architect: Adolph Cluss. On National Register.
Spanish Embassy. Washington, DC.Cosmos Club. Washington, DC.Pakistan Embassy or Moran House. Washington, DC.Cameroon Embassy or Hauge House. Washington, DC.
Spanish Embassy extends traditional building upward with blue glass extension (2375 Pennsylvania Av. NW). Washington, DC.Cosmos Club formerly Townsend house of Erie Line railway fortune (1899-1901) (2121 Massachusetts Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Architect: Carrère & Hastings. On National Register.Pakistan Embassy or Moran House (1908) (2315 Massachusetts Ave.). Washington, DC. Architect: George Oakley Totten Jr..Cameroon Embassy or Hauge House (1906) (2349 Massachusetts Ave.). Washington, DC. Style: Beaux-Arts Chateau. Architect: George Oakley Totten Jr..
Islamic Center. Washington, DC.Finnish Embassy. Washington, DC.Washington National Cathedral. Washington, DC.National Cathedral portal. Washington, DC.
Islamic Center (1949) (2551 Massachusetts Ave.). Washington, DC. Style: Islamic. Architect: Egyptian Works Ministry.Finnish Embassy (1994) (3301 Massachusetts Ave.). Washington, DC. Style: Modern steel & glass block.Gothic facade of Washington National Cathedral (1906-89). Washington, DC. Architect: George A. Fuller, Co. then 10 firms. On National Register.National Cathedral main portal with nudes ascending. Washington, DC.
National Cathedral stained glass windows. Washington, DC.National Cathedral stained glass windows. Washington, DC.John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Washington, DC.Watergate & JFK Center on Potomac River. Washington, DC.
National Cathedral stained glass windows of American Civil War soldiers. Washington, DC.National Cathedral stained glass windows of many cultures around descent from cross. Washington, DC.John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (1971) (2700 F. St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Modern. Architect: Edward Durrel Stone Assoc..Watergate & JFK Center on banks of Potomac River. Washington, DC.
The Watergate building. Washington, DC.Boats at Washington Harbor. Washington, DC.Washington Harbor. Washington, DC.Fountains & Potomac River at Washington Harbor. Washington, DC.
The Watergate (1964-72) where plumbers break-in of Democratic offices happened. Washington, DC. Style: Modern. Architect: Luigi Moretti & Mario de Valmarana.Boats docked at Washington Harbor (1986) (3000 K St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Modern. Architect: Arthur Cotton Moore / Assoc..Riverside dining at Washington Harbor surrounded by modern buildings reflecting classical elements of nearby Georgetown. Washington, DC.Fountains & Potomac River at Washington Harbor. Washington, DC.

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