Charles Evans Hughes House

Charles Evans Hughes House is a historic home located at 2223 R Street, NW in the Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, D.C..

Charles Evans Hughes was a leader in the Progressive Era and 1916 presidential candidate. He held office as Associate Justice and Chief Justice of the United States, as well as multiple executive positions under several Presidents. He lived in this house from 1930 until his death in 1948.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972 and is a contributing property to the Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District.

In 1972, the building was purchased by the Union of Burma. It currently serves as the residence of the Burmese ambassador, Linn Myaing.

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