“One of the best books of its kind ever put together.”—Washingtonian
“The most lavish look at any American city's lost architecture that has yet appeared.”—The Washington Star
“The stories . . . are as good as anyone’s gothic novel.”—Washington Post Book World
About the Author
is the winner of Washingtonian
magazine's prestigious “Washingtonian of the Year” award. He is the author of Best Addresses: A Century of Washington's Distinguished Apartment Houses
and lives in Washington, DC.