Georgetown Houses

April 11, 2016 14 Comments

I told you all that I had a lot more pictures from Georgetown! If you missed my first tour of Georgetown post, I had a day trip in Washington, D.C. with Matt and Annika, and since I grew up there and had done all the museums and monuments many times, I took them on a tour of Georgetown. Georgetown is one of my favorite spots in Washington, D.C. because the architecture is so beautiful and historic, and there isn’t a metro stop nearby so it’s pretty quiet with fewer tourists than other areas.

In my first post, I had pictures of all the shops and quaint old buildings on M Street, and this post will feature some of the houses in the area. Since I’m a history nerd and love all things old, I LOVE Victorian houses! Since Victorian buildings are Georgetown’s specialty, that’s probably the main reason I love that area so much! And I love it even more because there is a street called Dent Place! I’ve been to it before and I love places with my name (fun fact: there are Julia Dent streets all over St. Louis, Missouri because that Ulysses S. Grant’s wife’s name! Which my parents didn’t know until after I was born, funnily enough), but it was a little out of our way so we didn’t make it there this time. 

The houses are also very bright and colorful, which I love! If I had the money (I don’t even want to know how expensive these houses are!) and a job in the area again, I would move to Georgetown in a heartbeat!

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There were lots of cute, rounded doors!

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This house isn’t very Victorian, but I thought it was really neat!

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I also love historic churches! Those ornate windows are gorgeous!

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Yellow is my favorite color, so I loved all the yellow pops of color! 🙂

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There were a lot of those beautiful, round windows!

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Have I convinced anyone to visit Georgetown yet? 😉 Stay tuned for tons more Georgetown pictures in future posts! 

 

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14 Comments

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    Ameeta

    April 23, 2017

    Georgetown looks beautiful, and full of character 🙂

    Ameeta xx

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      Julia

      April 23, 2017

      Yes it really is!

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    Christie Sultemeier

    April 22, 2017

    Such a fun post! I love facades so much. Despite living in the US my entire life I have barely explored anything on the east side of the country so I definitely need to make it out there someday. Pinning this!

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      Julia

      April 22, 2017

      Thanks! The East Coast has a ton of great sights to see!

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    Kelly Duhigg

    April 22, 2017

    I went to school outside of DC and used to go to Georgetown quite frequently. I love the quaint and historic feeling there even though it’s in DC. Lovely as always!!

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      Julia

      April 23, 2017

      Yes I love the historic feel of it!

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    Steph

    April 22, 2017

    Great photos! Love your post ?

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      Julia

      April 22, 2017

      Thank you so much! 🙂

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    Lolo

    April 22, 2017

    Oh those Georgetown homes are beautiful! They remind me of the ones we found in Louisville, Kentucky! #blogpostsaturday

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      Julia

      April 22, 2017

      I haven’t been to Louisville yet, but I’m intrigued now!

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    Lacey

    April 22, 2017

    What great photos! Now I want to visit again to see this area of the city! Thank you for the beautiful tour! 🙂

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      Julia

      April 22, 2017

      Thank you! 🙂

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    Albert Bond

    March 4, 2017

    Great photos! It’s nice to see someone document the city we live in. When traveling we often don’t think of home as a destination to document.

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      Julia

      March 4, 2017

      Thank you! 🙂 Georgetown is such a pretty place!

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