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Toutorsky Mansion is undoubtedly among the finest homes found in Washington D.C. The inspiration of the mansion was from the 16th Century Flemish buildings; and it features a combination of eras from the Renaissance, Elizabethan, Jacoban, Colonial and Gothic century. It provides great accommodation and events for larger groups. Everyone gets an opportunity to experience the old-age lifestyle once you stay here for a few days.

Arriving guests will be thrilled to know that the place provides first class services. A few of the mansion?s amenities includes a complimentary, robes, high speed Internet connection, and luxury beds draped in silky 350-thread count linens. Aside from the amenities, all the rooms are designed with 12? ceilings and large windows. You can easily distinguish the pieces of art work made from the skilled craftsmen who worked hard to build the mansion. While staying at the mansion, you can feel the combination of the aura from the past and the present technology.

One doesn?t necessary have to step inside the mansion to stay for the night; because there are always special events that you can attend to. Presently, the mansion has large several hall rentals for weddings, seminars, group meetings, and so on. The mansion partners with Open Kitchen for culinary events, catering, and cooking classes. Reservations for events may be taken over the phone call or a visit to the place is also welcomed.

According to historical accounts, the Toutorsky Mansion was owned by Supreme Court Justice Henry B. Brown during the 1890s; and was built by the architect, William Henry Mller of Ithaca NY. Justice Brown lived there until 1913, became the headquarters of the American Zionist Organization between 1942 and 1947, donated to the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the John Hopkins University, and many years later, and was bought to establish a Basil & Maria Toutorsky Scholarship Fund and Piano studio at the Peabody.

This old brick-mansion is located at 16th Street NW, just twelve blocks away from the White House. It?s also a few minutes away from the Masonic Scottish Rites Temple.
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