Category Archives: DC

Holy Redeemer Catholic School, Washington, DC

Opened in 1955 and closed in 2010, Holy Redeemer is located in an area of Washington DC that is in a transition phase. On the border of much new construction as well as the historic Shaw neighborhood, the blocks around … Continue reading

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Bender Building, Washington, DC

With facades facing L St, 18th St, and Connecticut Avenue NW, the L-shaped Bender Building is a stylish and subtle early modern landmark. Constructed in 1959, the 12 story building was a leader in showcasing modern office space in downtown DC. … Continue reading

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Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC

Capitol Hill United Methodist Church was constructed in 1965-66 to house several congregations from around the area that merged. The original structure on Seward Square was demolished and interestingly, a chandelier salvaged from building has hung in the Capitol since … Continue reading

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St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, Washington, DC

St. Benedict is a historically black congregation and one of the first Catholic churches in DC with a black pastor. It’s located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood facing a park that runs along the banks of the Anacostia River. The … Continue reading

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