The House Tour is DCCA’s major fund-raising event. Proceeds go to neighborhood activities and charitable institutions benefiting the entire Dupont Circle community, such as: Charlie’s Place, Dupont Circle Village, Dupont Festival, Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets (Clean Teams), Stead Park, the Whitman Walker Clinic, and the 17th Street Festival.
The Tour has always showcased some of the most spectacular homes and sites in the Dupont Circle area, and this year will be no different -- from grand town houses to adorable apartments, public spaces to secret gardens -- we aim to delight!
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Beasley Real Estate Signs on as Platinum Sponsor of Dupont Circle House Tour
The Dupont Circle Citizens Association proudly announces that Beasley Real Estate will be the Platinum Sponsor of the Dupont Circle House Tour!
On behalf of the Dupont Circle community, and all of us at DCCA, we extend a huge THANK YOU for their participation and support.
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia to Host Afternoon Tea!
We are honored this year to have the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia as the host of the afternoon tea! Come and take a break in the middle of your tour of 13 unique, beautiful, interesting houses and sites to join us for tea (included in the ticket price) at one of our most spectacular Dupont mansions, at the corner of 20th and Massachusetts Avenue NW.
The magnificent Beaux Artes mansion was built with gold rush money, as were many of the major Dupont houses. Thomas J. Walsh, an Irish immigrant who moved to the US in 1869, lost his first fortune in the Panic of 1893. The family moved to Colorado, where Walsh bought the Camp Bird Mine. He struck a massive deposit of gold and silver, thought to be one of the largest gold mines in the world at the time. In 1898, Walsh moved back to DC, where he and his wife Carrie built the Walsh Mansion.