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Astronaut John Glenn’s Bethesda home lists for $1.65M

Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth and one of the seven original astronauts in NASA’s Mercury program.

Ted Leonsis’s condo in Georgetown lands on the market for $3.2M

Leonsis purchased the home in June 2009 for $2,599,999.

This $5.9M modern Georgetown home has hosted several U.S. Presidents, celebrities

This home led to the passing of the 1950 Old Georgetown Act.

Martin Lawrence’s Virginia mansion lands on the market for $8.5M

This Purcellville, Virginia, home comes with a bowling alley, indoor swimming pool, and a basketball court.

Robert E. Lee’s Alexandria home lands on the market for $8.5M

Once host to President George Washington and several other bigwigs.

Lockheed Martin CEO purchases McLean home for $5.45M

Marillyn Hewson’s new home comes with a media room, elevator, and more than five acres of land.

National Geographic Co-founder’s D.C. home sells for $1.72M

It spans roughly 3,000 square feet and offers bay window projections, wood-burning fireplaces, and a hand-carved staircase.

Former Obama Advisor’s Kalorama home sells for $7.49M

It last sold for a little over $4 million in 2009.

Georgetown home where JFK and Jackie met sells for $1.7M

The identity of the potential buyer has not been revealed.

Sports marketing exec Zach Leonsis confirmed as buyer of $9M Kalorama home

One of the former sellers was the owner of POLITICO.

Niermann Weeks co-founder’s Maryland home lists for $1.3M

Eleanor Niermann’s home offers wide-plank hardwood flooring, sleek cabinetry, and more.

6 D.C. homes once owned by U.S. Presidents

From Barack Obama to Woodrow Wilson, see which Presidents resided in the nation’s capital away from the White House.

Georgetown townhome where JFK met Jackie goes under contract

The identity of the buyer has yet to be revealed.

Hirshhorn’s former Kalorama home drops price to $5.3M

Living in the mansion of a well-known figure just got a little more affordable.

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8 historic D.C. homes once owned by African-American icons

From Duke Ellington to Langston Hughes, see where these icons once lived in the nation’s capital.

Georgetown townhome where JFK met Jackie asks $1.7M

Spanning nearly 2,000 square feet, this residence was constructed in 1895 and was later combined with an adjacent house in 1956.

7 NFL celebrity homes in the D.C. area, from Dan Snyder to Jay Gruden

Expect wine cellars and swimming pools owned by famous football players, owners, and commissioners.

Live in a former NFL star’s McLean home for $5.5M

Alan Faneca is a retired NFL player who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the New York Jets, and Arizona Cardinals.

Baltimore Ravens’ Tony Jefferson’s Maryland home lists for nearly $1M

At the end of a cul-de-sac in Timonium, Maryland’s private Dulaney View community, there is a newly constructed single-family home for sale that might appeal to football fans.

The D.C. area's best celebrity homes of 2017

From Barack Obama’s new Kalorama home to Jackie Kennedy’s former childhood mansion, see what celebrity real estate was the best of the best this year.

John McLaughlin’s D.C. home finds a buyer for $2.6M

The Massachusetts Avenue Heights property was built in 1955 and expanded in the 1980s.

National Geographic Co-founder’s D.C. home gets a price chop, drops to $1.75M

This U Street Corridor single-family home comes with multiple fireplaces and a close location to a Trader Joe’s.

BET CEO Debra Lee’s D.C. mansion lowers price once again, asks $10.75M

Get an inside look at the fourth most expensive listing in the nation’s capital.

Washington Capitals’ T.J. Oshie buys McLean home for $5.2M

The seller of the property was Ray Ritchey of Boston Properties.

Nebraska Senator plans to rent out Capitol Hill home

There are no reports yet as to when the rentals will land on the market.

In Georgetown, a luxurious new townhome rises from a site that once housed an archaeological dig, local celebrity

The newly built property features a private garden, built-in speaker system, and a fully finished lower level.

Historic Thomas Law House in the Southwest Waterfront sells for $2.4M

First Lady Martha Washington’s granddaughter once lived in this home.

‘The Exorcist’ author’s former Bethesda home lands on the market for $3.19M

William Peter Blatty’s former mansion comes with two garages, a sauna, and an indoor pool.

Falls Church’s ‘house where jazz lived’ sells for $870K

The home once owned by former jazz legend Helen Ward and her husband, William Savory, sold.

Former astronomer’s $6.7M Georgetown home on sale for first time in 110 years

In Georgetown’s East Village, astronomer Asaph Hall purchased this single-family home in 1868 before discovering the moons that orbited Mars.

Kingdom of Morocco buys Massachusetts Avenue Heights home for $14M

When it comes to D.C.’s biggest home sales in 2017, Massachusetts Avenue Heights seems to be the neighborhood of the year.

See arts patron Peggy Cooper Cafritz’s massive collection in this $5.5M Dupont Circle condo’s photos

Art, art everywhere!

Historic 1794-built home on the Southwest Waterfront market lists for $2.5M

First Lady Martha Washington’s granddaughter once lived in this home.

This $2.7M Georgetown home was once a chimney factory

Many big politicos also lived in this property.

5 incredible historic estates for sale in and around D.C.

From Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home to a renovated mansion dating back to c. 1887.

Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home in Virginia lists for $49.5M

This spectacular, historic estate is currently owned by a co-founder of AOL.

Frank Underwood’s home is on the auction block for $500K

As seen on Netflix’s hit TV series, House of Cards, Francis and Claire Underwood’s townhome will be up for grabs with an opening bid of $500,000.

Retired sportscaster Tim Brant’s Potomac home lists for $1.4M

In Potomac, Maryland, homebuyers can nab a townhome currently owned by former Washington football team player and national sportscaster Tim Brant.

The Obamas buy Kalorama home for $8.1M

The eight-bedroom, nine-and-a-half-bath home was previously owned by Bill Clinton press secretary Joe Lockhart and his wife, Giovanna Gray Lockhart.