NW Quadrant, East of Rock Creek, Sheridan/Kalorama, Architecturally Significant, Diplomats

Henri Bonnet
(May 26, 1888 – October 25, 1978)

French Ambassador's Residence, 2221 Kalorama Road, NW, Kalorama neighborhood, DC.

Henri Bonnet was a French politician, diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States from 1944 to 1954.

His books include Le Monde, L'Amour, Et L'Amitie/The World, Love and Friendship (1946), Roman et poésie / A Novel and Poems (1951), and Hommage à George Sand/An Homage to George Sand (1969).


Also home of Hervé Alphand.

Architect: Jules Henri de Sibour. Year: 1910.
This mansion, originally built as a single-family home with 19 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms, is a combination of Tudor Revival and Jacobean Revival styles. It was used as an ambassador’s residence and chancery beginning in 1936. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.