This Christmas Eve, experience the story of Secretary MacVeagh's palatial home on 16th Street NW. Learn how this gift cost $5.5 million in today's dollars and discover the secret of the Kalamein iron doors.
Secretary of the Treasury Franklin MacVeagh was a man that appreciated beauty and the aesthetics of architecture. He was also a clear supporter of urban planning with an eye towards maintaining or enhancing the appeal of a city. Learn about his impact on architecture and urban planning in this article!
Get the scoop on Washington, D.C.'s less-known historical sites with this book. Learn about the Kennedy-Warren Apartments, Brumidi House, and other fascinating places. If you're a D.C. history nerd, you can't miss this book!