ontario 301, washington, d.c.

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

2011 rada watergate apartment, washington, d.c. renovation / merit

The home's stately, Second Empire–style street elevation is barely changed.

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Gurney enlarged the 1876 home's rooms to better suit them to the client's modern art collection. He kept the original woodwork profiles within the existing footprint.

A new kitchen added onto the back of the house received modern detailing, distinguishing it from the older portions of the building.

The sleek addition vastly improves the project's connection with its rear yard.

The architects saved a couple of the original fireplaces and had them faithfully restored.

A modern, marble-and-steel master bath.

White walls and dark floors work with the specially designed lighting to show off the art to its best advantage.

Floor plans of the house before renovation.

Floor plans of the house after renovation.

2007 rada ontario 301, washington, d.c. architectural interiors / grand

2007 rada ontario 301, washington, d.c. architectural interiors / grand

2007 rada ontario 301, washington, d.c. architectural interiors / grand

2007 rada ontario 301, washington, d.c. architectural interiors / grand

2007 rada ontario 301, washington, d.c. architectural interiors / grand

2007 rada ontario 301, washington, d.c. architectural interiors / grand

2007 rada ontario 301, washington, d.c. architectural interiors / grand

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