Bachelor Apartment House

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Bachelor Apartment House
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Bachelor Apartment House is located in Washington, D.C.
Bachelor Apartment House
Location 1737 H St., NW
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′1″N 77°2′30″W / 38.90028°N 77.04167°W / 38.90028; -77.04167Coordinates: 38°54′1″N 77°2′30″W / 38.90028°N 77.04167°W / 38.90028; -77.04167
Built 1905
Architect Wood, Donn & Deming
Architectural style Georgian Revival
MPS Apartment Buildings in Washington, DC, MPS
NRHP Reference # 78003052[1]
Added to NRHP December 8, 1978

The Bachelor Apartment House is an historic structure located in the Northwest Quadrant of Washington, D.C. The architectural firm of Wood, Donn & Deming designed the building. It is believed to be the only example of luxury apartment building built for single men left in the city.[2] It is also one of the first apartment buildings in Washington with a Tudor Revival façade.[2] The building now contains offices. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.



  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites". DC Preservation. Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  3. ^ "H. B. McDonald Dead" (PDF). The Evening Star. March 3, 1907. Retrieved 2015-01-10. Hubbard Bowyer McDonald, chief clerk and parliamentarian of the United States Senate, died at the Bachelor Apartment House, 17th and H streets northwest, at 6 o'clock last night of cancer of the liver. ...