Russia House and 2031-2033 Florida Avenue, N.W.



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English: Businesses located at 1800 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., and 2031–2033 Florida Avenue, N.W., in the Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The former homes are designated as contributing properties to the Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District, a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
  • 1800 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. (right) – Russia House Restaurant & Lounge
  • The Russia House was founded in 1991 by Edward Lozansky – he previously used the building as offices for his consulting firm, and the Russian language newspaper, Kontinent – but the current owners of the Restaurant and Lounge are Aaron McGovern and Arturas "Jeepo" Vorobjovas while the building itself is owned by Edward Lozansky.
  • Designed by architect Hugh A. Campbell, the brick and stone, four-story, Beaux-Arts-style building was constructed in 1896 by J. H. Lane. Previous occupants include Assistant Postmaster General Perry Sanford Heath; the office of the Salvadoran legation and residence of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (EEMP) Rafael Zaldívar; office of the Irish Free State legation and residence of EEMPs Timothy Smiddy and Michael MacWhite; office of the American Friends Service Committee Pre-Trial Justice Program; office of the Association of Former Members of Congress; office of the Slurry Transport Association; U.S. office of the American University in Moscow (a predecessor to the International University in Moscow); and the Katmandu Restaurant.
  • 2031–2033 Florida Avenue, N.W. (left) – Wiggin, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis, LLC; Workplace Fairness; Veritas Wine Bar; Georgetown Valet
Date 9 April 2009(2009-04-09)
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