Developed in the late 1890s, the Dupont Circle area built a reputation as a fashionable residential neighborhood that lasted into the early years of the 20th century. The circle itself was originally called “Pacific Circle” and ...Read More
As Washington, DC exploded in population in the 19th-century after the Civil War, row houses emerged as the housing style of choice in emerging “street-car” neighborhoods throughout the District. The type of home which was originally designed for a single-family could be built more cost effectively than stand-alone homes. While some of DC’s grand row houses have been subdivided into condos, many remain intact and offer a great urban alternative for today’s modern families. Row house can be found in limited numbers in DC suburbs with a concentration in the Old Town section of Alexandria.