Welcome to H-DC, Washington, D.C. History and Life, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. H-DC, a refereed, multi- and inter-disciplinary digital network, provides a means of communication and interaction for those who research, write, read, teach, collect, curate, and preserve Washington, DC history and culture and for those who work in cultural institutions located within DC, regardless of discipline.

Recent Content

Kim Roberts — Interview with a D.C. History Website Creator – DC Writers’ Homes

Kim Roberts — Interview with a D.C. Website Creator – DC Writers’ Homes

Matthew Gilmore asks…

  1. Tell us about the website.

DC Writers’ Homes documents the residences of literary authors who lived in Washington, DC from the city’s founding in 1800 through the present. You can find us online at http://www.dcwriters.org.

New exhibit at the Octagon: Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture - December 6, 2018-February 28, 2019

Current Exhibit

Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture 
December 6, 2018-February 28, 2019

Experience an exhibit featuring the work of architect and artist Victor Lundy, FAIA, before it’s catalogued by the Library of Congress. An immersive gallery showcases drawings, images, and works from his Beaux Arts and Bauhaus education, his service during WWII, and featured works from his career, including the US Tax Court Building and US Embassy in Sri Lanka.

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