DC Historic Sites

A project by DC Preservation League

DC Historic Sites is based on the DC Inventory of Historic Sites, the city's official list of properties deemed worthy of recognition and protection for their contribution to the cultural heritage of the city, the nation’s capital, and the nation. DC Historic Sites was developed by the DC Preservation League, Washington's only citywide nonprofit advocate dedicated to the preservation, protection and enhancement of the historic resources of our nation's capital.

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The lumber warehouse of the George M. Barker Company was constructed in 1906 to supplement its 35-year-old location at 649-51 New York Avenue. The company’s founder, a New Hampshire-born carpenter,…

The Bulletin Building was erected in 1928, thanks to the design of architects Rodier and Kundzin, to house the offices and printing operation of the United Publishing Company. The Bulletin Building…

The Brookland Bowling Alleys was constructed in 1938-1939 for the Brookland Recreation Center, Inc. to accommodate lanes for duckpin bowling. The building’s designer was William Edward St. Cyr…