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View Nat Geo's 'Women: A Century of Change'

October 13, 2020

In honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, you can now view 360° images and explore the rooms of National Geographic’s “Women: A Century of Change” exhibition.

 

Zoom in on photographs, as well as hear the stories behind the images as told by renowned National Geographic photographers Lynn JohnsonErika LarsenHannah Reyes MoralesAmy ToensingJodi CobbNewsha TavakolianKarla Gachet, and Lynsey Addario.

 

You’ll be able to hear from Alicia Garza, American civil rights activist and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement, as well as Jill Tiefenthaler, National Geographic Society’s first female CEO.

 

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WFP Lists Historic East Village Georgetown Mansion

September 13, 2020

Washington Fine Properties has listed an exceptional residence at 3147 P Street NW offered at $7,495,000.

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Everything about this property is extraordinary.

 

Prominently and beautifully sited on a perfect block in Georgetown’s East Village, this historic Georgetown mansion has wonderful proportions and light throughout. 

 

Renovated and restored from top to bottom the house is comfortable and easy to live in, but not at expense to the grandeur of its formal spaces. 

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The double living room has 11-foot ceilings and fantastic light flowing in from its massive windows. 

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This room alone is one of the special entertaining spaces of Georgetown. 

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The attached dining room is also large enough to accommodate any formal occasion. 

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The spacious proportions continue to the upper levels of the house where a master suite includes two ensuite bathrooms, a dressing room, and a separate sitting room, and there are additional bedrooms for family or guests. 

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The wonderful, walled, private garden includes a pool and manicured terraces with a large water feature. 

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The three bay garage with, guest quarters above, is ideal for an office or help quarters.

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For more information, contact Jamie Peva at 202. 258.5050 or jcpeva@me.com.

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House of Sweden Reopens Labor Day Weekend

September 3, 2020

House of Sweden reopens to the general public Labor Day weekend.

 

Current exhibitions #SmartMobility, #SustainAbleVoices, and #Papier will be open starting Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7 between 12:00- 5:00 pm. Admission is free.

 

PAPIER by Bea Szenfeld and Stina Wirsén 

Worn by world artists such as Lady Gaga and Björk, Swedish designer and artist Bea Szenfeld has made international headlines with her spectacular paper couture. Papier displays Szenfeld's handmade paper garments with Stina Wirsén's expressive fashion drawings as a colorful backdrop. The two artists meet in a mutual affection for the analogue handmade process and for the love of paper. 

 

Originally exhibited at Lidköping ArtHall and curated by Amanda Österberg, PAPIER by Bea Szenfeld and Stina Wirsén is a collaboration with the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis.

 

House of Sweden is loacated at 2900 K Street in Georgetown.


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