Washington Railway and Electric Company (WRECO) Garage

2112 Georgia Avenue NW, Washinton DC


Washington Railway and Electric Company (WRECO) Garage


View this photo at nps.gov


Street View 


The WRECO Bus Garage at 2112 Georgia Avenue NW is Washington, DC's first purpose-built garage for servicing and storing transit buses. It meets National Register Criterion A and C under the Multiple Property Document Streetcar and Bus Resources of Washington, D.C., 1862-1962, because it is associated with events that have contributed to the broad patterns of our history namely the development of mass transit systems in Washington, DC and the transportation-oriented commercial development of the area around the intersections of th Street, U Street, Georgia Avenue, and Florida Avenue NW.

Posted to the NRHP 2-5-2014

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2014: Added by Dave King