Category Archives: Washington

Embassy of Costa Rica

Sometimes, no matter the amount of digging, I just can’t discover much about a building.  The Embassy of Costa Rica is located on the corner of S and Phelps Place, in the Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District.  The introduction of embassies into … Continue reading

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Moldova Embassy

One of the most interesting things about my recent trip to Washington, DC has been tracking down where I was during my strolls through the neighborhood.  I was just taking  photographs of things that caught my eye–as always, and not … Continue reading

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The Brighton Apartments: Washington DC

  Tucked into a lot off Connecticut Avenue on California Street are the Brighton apartments.  The 1911 Beaux Arts building is 7 stories.  A mere $575,000 will buy a 2-bedroom, 1.5 bath, 1,032 sq.ft. apartment in the building.  The photograph … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces of Modern

I think this building is part of the FBI building, a Brutalist structure dating from the 1970s.  Several times as we went around a corner and up a street, we would end up passing the same area from a different … Continue reading

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