Late last year, the financing was in question for the 175-room hotel and 45 condo units. The delay prompted the D.C. Council to approve an extension to Peebles’ right to buy the D.C.-owned property. That extension expires April 1.
A recent environmental assessment of the first president’s Virginia home confirmed the 18th century mansion could not maintain museum-quality standards, so a few vulnerable pieces were moved out, including the Longman & Broderip harpsichord Washington ordered from London.
A replica of a 1793 harpsichord brings a new lens — and sound — to the history on display at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
Police in Baltimore have arrested a 25-year-old woman sought as a “person of interest” after parked cars were torched in a historic city neighborhood.
Washington’s Mount Vernon estate put the 1772 portrait by Charles Willson Peale on display Thursday in its museum and education center.
LEON, which calls its Mediterranean-leaning menu “Naturally Fast Food,” was co-founded by former Procter & Gamble executive John Vincent in 2004.
Revelers on Thursday evening will be treated to holiday cheer and a fireworks finale as strung Christmas lights are lit on the city’s Washington Monument.
It’s holiday season at Mount Vernon, which means it’s time for Aladdin the camel.
Teenagers don’t typically seek out millennia-old technology. But for a group of students from Akron, Ohio, on a field trip to Mount Vernon, their archaeological pursuits led them to a historic discovery of a 6,000-year-old ax.
George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate has acquired a book on surveying that the founding father kept and used for more than five decades.
Like many myths, though, Washington’s connections to cannabis are not invented out of whole cloth. Washington did indeed grow industrial hemp on his Mount Vernon estate.
A week after Mount Vernon launched a campaign against Dominion Energy’s plans to build a natural gas compressor station across the Potomac River from the Virginia estate, the company says it is seeking an alternate location.
Mount Vernon and the Annapolis City Dock area made this year’s list of the 11 most endangered historic places in the U.S., put out by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The view from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate has been largely preserved for centuries, and now a power company is trying to add two smokestacks to the panorama.
Fireworks aren’t the only thing on the agenda this Fourth of July. From parades to festivals, here’s a look at the most popular holiday events.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.