Warder Mansion & the Dominican Republic Legation

Here’s an old photo of Warder Mansion taken in 1937. This is the castle-like building at 2633 16th St. NW, just north of Euclid. As you can see, it was much greener then with ivy growing on it and far more shrubbery.

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Dominican Republic Legation
Dominican Republic Legation

Source: Library of Congress

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • Sheila Gilbert

    Almost 80 yrs. since the above photo was taken, and it looks as perfect today, as it did back in 1937. Those awnings worked great back then, we were crazy to stop using them.

  • Ted

    This building incorporates pieces of the demolished Hay-Adams mansion designed by H. R. Richardson.