The Williams Addison House is located in the heart of Georgetown and its fabled historic sites. Situated just across the street from the Tudor Place estate, A National Historic Landmark with lush gardens and a historic 19th century neoclassical mansion. Tudor Place is noted nationally and internationally as being one of the premier examples of this type of architecture
Strolling by the home other notable key features of historic Georgetown are within just moments such as Montrose Park which was established in 1911 and was once owned by wealthy ropemaker Robert Parrotts. Today the park is open to the public and is a beautiful space for relaxation within picturesque Georgetown. Another notable property, Dumbarton Oaks with fantastic historic significance and gardens is also only steps away.
Beyond the stylish shops, renowned restaurants, and vibrant nightlife lies an historic port city with deep roots and old-fashioned charm.
A nationally-designated historic district, Georgetown was founded in 1751, nearly half a century before the District of Columbia itself, as a bustling tobacco port on the Potomac River. Running through Georgetown is the historic C&O Canal, whose mule-drawn boats and period-clothed park rangers offer a glimpse of life in the District in 1870.
Georgetown’s role in the nation’s political history is second to none. The neighborhood has served as home to a lengthy list of prominent residents including former Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John F. Kennedy.
Georgetown also has deep roots as an entertainment destination. Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and countless other jazz icons have played Blues Alley, the oldest continuously operated jazz club in America. Movie buffs can explore Georgetown’s numerous popular film sites. Lined with quaint cobblestone streets and 18th and 19th century architecture, Georgetown is an enchanting mix of the past and present. The Williams-Addison House offers the ambiance, convenience, and esteem of a Georgetown address.