When interior designer Charles Krewson, a DC native, returned to Washington after 30 years in Manhattan, The Presidential—one of the city’s oldest apartment buildings, built in 1922 by architect Appleton P. Clark, Jr.—proved irresistible. Krewson and his spouse, financial analyst Richard Feuring, purchased a 1,700-square-foot residence in the building. “I was excited to customize it for us the same way I do for clients,” says the designer about his update of their two-bedroom abode, which had not been touched since the 1990s.

Other than opening up the kitchen to the dining room and remodeling the bathrooms, his changes were largely aesthetic rather than structural. Still, there was much to be done.

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