It is still visually linked to the context in which it was built, since to the east of the distillery building the original mill and stone barn can still be observed, and to the west is the stone spring house originally belonging to the same…

Peirce Mill faces northwest at the N. W. corner of Tilden Street and Beach Drive, N.W., in Rock Creek Park. The mill is a rectangular, gabled roof structure of simple design, with 2-1/2 stories in front sloping down to 3-1/2 stories in the rear. It…

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 Rock Creek Park Historic District is located in the northwest quadrant of Washington, DC, and lies entirely within the District of Columbia. The 1,754.62-acre parcel is legally defined as Reservation 339 and its boundaries are roughly defined as…

The three story, ten-room Pennsylvania Dutch farmhouse style structure was built of blue and grey granite. The stonework is in good condition and, except for superficial touches, it remains as built. The stone walls are 2V thick and the stone arch…