Princess Alice

Razor-witted First Daughter and her Massachusetts Avenue home

By Donna Evers

Alice Roosevelt Longworth as a young woman. She was known for her striking beauty throughout her life.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth as a young woman. She was known for her striking beauty throughout her life.


Just above Dupont Circle at 2009 Massachusetts Avenue, the stately Beaux Arts townhouse that is now the headquarters for the Washington Legal Foundation was for decades the most influential salon in Washington and the home of Alice Roosevelt Longworth.

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  1. Don Brynelsen says:

    I visited Alice’s house on a trip to D.C. a year after she died, and swear I could still feel her spirit eminating from the structure. What a lady, I wish I could have known her!

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