Editor's Note: This post was originally published in July 24, 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.
Despite the many cranes and construction projects that perpetually pop up all over Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital continues to retain much of its historicity and charm.
As seen with The White House, The Lindens, and the Old Stone House, there are a variety of residences in the District that have remained largely unchanged.
It is worth noting that many of the oldest properties in the city have certainly undergone restorations and renovations, but without these repairs many of these buildings would not have air conditioning or structural foundations due to some of them being constructed before the Revolutionary War.
Below, take a look at 16 of the District’s residences, compiled by the D.C. Office of Planning and mapped from oldest to youngest.
[UPDATE 7/25/17: Six additional residences were added to the map.]Read More