Mount Vernon West Historic District

Roughly bounded by Rhode Island Ave., 6th St., Massachusetts Ave., and Vermont Ave., Washington, District of Columbia

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National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 9, 1999
Reference number
99001070
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Second Empire
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Social History; Ethnic Heritage - Black
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Secondary structure; Business; Professional; Financial institution; Specialty store
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Secondary structure; Business; Professional; Financial institution; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1833; 1862; 1872
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 599
Non-contributing buildings: 106

Tags 

19th Century (36,248)
African-American heritage (1,531)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1833 (143)
Built during 1830s (2,658)
District (10,110)
District of Columbia (518)
Italianate (5,023)
Limestone (8,192)
Second Empire (1,044)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,690)
Washington, District of Columbia (518)

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