Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Historic District

Also known as: Lower Rock Creek Valley Historic District
Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 4, 2005
Reference number
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Designed Historic Landscape
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Natural feature; Water works; Manufacturing facility; Park; Road-related; Outdoor recreation
Current functions
Natural feature; Water works; Park; Outdoor recreation; Road-related
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1889; 1913; 1929
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 15
Contributing sites: 8
Contributing objects: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 3
Non-contributing structures: 9
Non-contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing objects: 3