Massachusetts Avenue Historic District

Both sides of Massachusetts Ave. between 17th St. and Observatory Circle, NW, 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 October 22, 1974
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Diplomatic building
Current functions
Professional; Organizational; Single dwelling; Civic; Diplomatic building
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1871; 1886; 1930
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 150
Contributing structures: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 10

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