Capitol Hill Historic District

Roughly bounded by Virginia Ave., SE., S. Capitol St., F St. NE., and 14th Sts. SE & NE., Washington, District of Columbia

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Description 

Indicated as an open space on both the L'Enfant and Ellicott plans, this space has been treated as an open landscaped area since its first improvement in the 1880s. It is located within the National Register's Capitol Hill Historic District. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-685)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 27, 1976
Reference number
76002127
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Other architectural type; Victorian: Romanesque; Richardsonian Romanesque
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Military; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1750-1799; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1799; 1814; 1945
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 8200
Non-contributing buildings: 2

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