By 1900 the Zoo's size had increased to "about 170 acres" due to three successive additions on the park's southwestern edge bordering Cathedral Avenue. In fiscal 1921, the park acquired a long coveted 5-2/3 acre section of land in the present…

The house was built by 1827, and is one of the few remaining houses in the District of Columbia with a five part Georgian plan. Over the years people have come to associate Holt House with Presidents John Quincy Adams, Jackson, and Van Buren, but no…