Zalmon Richards House

1301 Corcoran St., NW, Washington, District of Columbia

Photos 

GENERAL VIEW OF 1300 BLOCK CORCORAN STREET, NW

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

Home of Zalmon Richards, who was an important 19th century educator, first president of the National Teachers' Association (which became the National Education Association), instrumental in establishment of federal office of education, and first superintendent of D.C. schools. Architecturally, house important as first of a row of townhouses of unified Empire design. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-343)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000866
NR name
Richards, Zalmon, House
Architectural style
Victorian
Area of significance
Education
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1882; 1899

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER