Logan Circle Historic District

Jct. of Rhode Island and Vermont Aves., Washington, District of Columbia

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Description 

Included as open space on both the L'Enfant and Ellicott plans, this intersection comprised of a large circular reservation flanked by four smaller ones, has features landscaped park land since its first improvement in 1872. The residential neighborhood that developed around the circle in the last quarter of the nineteenth century has remained largely intact and is included in the National Register of Historic Places as the Logan Circle Historic District the Statue in the center is also on the National Register as an example of Washington's Civil War statuary. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-339)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 30, 1972
Reference number
72001426
Architectural styles
Victorian: Second Empire; Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1874; 1887
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 138
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing objects: 1

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