What an amazing photograph of Blaine Mansion in 1900. This is the only old Dupont Circle “castle” still standing. It’s also a great place to get some pizza and delicious craft beer today.
Washington circa 1900. “Jack Blaine residence.” The imposing 1880s home of James Blaine, Republican from Maine and three-time presidential aspirant. The house, the only surviving example of the “castles” that once ringed Dupont Circle, is undergoing a major renovation. National Photo glass negative.