Of Castles and Condos

’s “castle” may be gone, but her legacy remains

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Henderson's Castle during Washington's golden age.

Henderson's Castle during Washington's golden age.

When walking by the Beekman Place Condominiums on the northwest corner of 16th Street and Florida Avenue, one notices what looks like sections of a castle wall, complete with crenellations and battlements. This wall is all that remains of a fabulous heap, known as “Henderson’s Castle,” built in the Gilded Age of Washington, D.C.

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