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Archive for December 7th, 2009

The Fascinating Life of the Owner of the Mansion Dubbed “Stewart’s Castle”

Although designed and laid out as Pacific Circle by Pierre L’Enfant, the circle now named Dupont Circle remained devoid of development until 1873. That year, Nevada Senator William Morris Stewart had local architect Adolph Cluss design a turreted, Mansard-style mansion on the circle’s the northwest side, between Connecticut and Massachusetts Avenues. The grand residence lasted […]