The Brewmaster’s Castle


Heurich House and Brewmaster's Castle

The Christian Heurich Mansion was built in 1892-94 in Washington, DC’s newest fashionable neighborhood of Dupont Circle. Now also known as the Brewmaster’s Castle, the former home of DC’s most famous brewer is a remarkable example of the Gilded Age life of the wealthy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, the Heurich House is much more than a house museum, hosting numerous programs of lectures and history-related events. These include the annual Pride in Preservation garden reception, which celebrates the National Park Service’s LGBTQ Heritage Initiative.

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Inside the Heurich House, home of the ‘original hipster’

By Jennifer Barger

The Washington Post Magazine

July 14, 2016

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