The two-story frame building faces south onto the Potomac River and is designed to be seen from the river and opposite shore line. the five-bay main structure is symmetrical about a central cross gable. three-story octagonal towers frame the main…

Along with the Washington Canoe Club, the Potomac Boat Club represents recreational pursuits that were an important part of Washington life. The Potomac Boat Club meets Criterion A because of its association with the Potomac Boat dub, an organization…

This major engineering achievement conveyed many of the city's raw materials during mid-19th century. As a result, it influenced the creation and expansion of adjacent businesses, many using the canal as a water power source. The C&O Canal…