These homeowners desperately wanted to infuse modern comfort into an 18th century structure—without shedding its historic roots.
Napoleon himself would approve of the new life we gave to this French Neoclassical estate on the Potomac River, which was originally inspired by Empress Josephine’s Malmaison.
It used to be the Libyan Embassy—before it was abandoned for 25 years. Our clients wanted to resurrect this Flemish Revival beauty, which still had great bones.
We had to peel away many layers—some dramatically unexpected—to restore this “exuberant Queen Anne.”
This modern family had no need for a 19th-century layout that closed off the kitchen wing for servants. We changed all that.
It was a standard Colonial layout with a Mediterranean facade. Our clients wanted a complete transformation to authenticate the old home's Mediterranean-Revival credentials.
You’d never know this thoroughly modern apartment rests on a Georgetown plot first developed in 1896.
A stately home on the edge of Rock Creek Park gets some crisp upgrades—with special care for its Rock-Creek granite exterior.