The 38.6-acre campus includes twenty contributing resources. Of these resources, sixteen are buildings, generally brick with Georgian Revival or simple Colonial Revival detailing. Six of the contributing buildings date to the period between 1916 to…

Spingarn Senior High School, Browne Junior High School, Charles Young Elementary School, and Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering (formerly Vocational) High School are located on approximately 27.25 sloping acres of land overlooking the…

Grant Circle is a major urban and visual feature of the Petworth neighborhood, marking the intersection of Fifth and Varnum Streets and Illinois and New Hampshire Avenues, N.W. These parks are defined by a mix of hedges, lawns, and mature trees,…

The building features a V-shaped plan that responds to the acute angle of its lot—unusual in facing the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Tilden Street. A small parking lot occupies the courtyard to the east of the building, while a six-story…

Located at 3400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, the Heurich-Parks House is a detached, two-story, compound-plan residence that was initially constructed in 1925, and is characteristic of both the Mission and Spanish Revival architectural styles. The house…

Arlington Memorial Bridge is a low, neo-classical bridge. Nine broad arches cross the river; roadways pass through additional segmental-arched openings at either end. Its related architectural, engineering sculptural, and landscape features are…

The row house at 1318 Vermont Avenue, NW, attained its prestige as the headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and as the Washington residence of Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and civil rights leader. Constructed in 1875, the brick…

Located just north of McPherson Square in what was historically considered the northern limit of the city’s financial district, the Denrike Building is composed of the traditional early 20th century three-part commercial block of base, middle and…

The Pierce Springhouse is located in Rock Creek Park on the green median strip between the dual lanes of heavily used Tilden Street, N.W. The Springhouse is constructed of blue granite that was quarried locally at a nearby Broad Branch Quarry. The…

The double wooden house on the top of Brickyard Hill is a Georgetown landmark and probably the oldest house in the waterfront area. It was built on what was known as Peter's Square, at some time prior to Robert Peter's death in 1806. The clapboarded…