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Alderley estate in Great Falls is an impressive stone-and-stucco version of an English cottage—subtle and exquisite. more

Jan 23, 2017 8:30 AM Home

Aided by a timely discovery, an ambitious project to restore the Temple at James Madison's Montpelier nears completion. more

Jan 16, 2017 8:30 AM Virginiana

Telling the story of the Shenandoah Valley. more

Dec 8, 2016 6:00 AM The Daily Post

Financing the cost of renovating a historic home. more

May 9, 2016 12:35 PM Home

Custom architectural surfaces from Wellborn + Wright. more

May 9, 2016 12:35 PM Home

The Blue Ridge Palace of Love and Good Vibrations. more

Culture

This versatile garden pavilion rises to every occasion for an Ashland couple. more

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Mary Johnston turned from a hugely successful writer of turn-of-the-century historical romances into an ardent champion of women’s rights. She also built a huge Colonial Revival estate in Warm Springs that reflects her independent streak. more

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Restoring the Rotunda at the University of Virginia. more

Culture

Form and function meet in the expressive, unornamented designs of architect Randall Kipp. more

Jan 12, 2016 11:00 AM

Ben Lomond is one of the oldest houses in Essex County, but the grand estate has many tales yet to tell. more

Sep 18, 2015 4:42 PM Home

Timeless style defines an elegant stone farmhouse in Albemarle county. more

May 12, 2015 3:14 PM Home

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Andrea Hubbell

From a friend of George Washington to a World War II general and now Harry and Maria Hopper, generations of families have brought élan to the refurbishment of this historic, yet timeless, Old Town Alexandria house. more

Apr 7, 2015 12:27 PM Home

An elegant Croatan beach house offers panoramic views and the ever-changing vibes of a capricious but delightful neighbor—the Atlantic Ocean. more

Mar 11, 2015 12:22 PM Home

During the War of 1812, as Washington, D.C., burned at the hands of the British, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were hidden at Rokeby, a gracious Leesburg estate that has been preserved for another generation of patriots more

Mar 10, 2015 1:24 PM Home 3 Comments

The One Nest Project in Fauquier County could be the beginning of a revolution in green home design, transforming cold and sterile to stylish and inviting. more

Feb 6, 2015 10:01 AM Home

Normandy, a spectacular home on Carter's Creek, tells the story of a lifetime. more

Dec 11, 2014 11:18 AM Home

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Roger Foley

The future of 254-year-old Mount Airy Plantation in Richmond County rests on the shoulders of the 10th generation of the Tayloe family to live on the estate. more

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The state of Rajasthan, India, is filled with history, legends and architectural opulence. more

Travel

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House, in Alexandria, is one of his so-called Usonian houses—inexpensive and horizontal in orientation, with an open-space design. It is also a signal example of the architect’s fundamentally democratic nature. more

Sep 24, 2014 8:28 AM Home

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