The Evans-Tibbs house is located at 1910 Vermont Avenue, N.W. near the northeast corner of the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Tenth Street, N.W. The house was constructed in 1894-1895 by Richard E. Crump. The structure's simplified Victorian…

The Greater U Street Historic District is a Victorian-era neighborhood, developed largely between 1862 and 1900. The area consists of a coherent group of row houses constructed overwhelmingly by speculative builders and real estate developers along…

The Anthony Bowen YMCA is home to the nation's first African American chapter of the Young Men's Christian Association. The building is four stories and reflects the Italian Renaissance Revival style. It was founded in 1853 by educator and…

Chartered by Congress as a social club for the spouses of Senators, Representatives, Cabinet members, and Supreme Court Justices, the Congressional Club is a distinctive wedge-shaped classical building with a prominent domed rotunda at its apex on…

The United Order of True Reformers served as a bank and insurance company that catered to African Americans and was the first major commission of prominent African American architect John A. Lankford. The building is considered one of the first in…

The Southern Aid Society/Dunbar Theater Building, designed in 1919 by noted Black architect Isaiah T. Hatton, served as the Washington headquarters for the Southern Aid Society, the oldest Black life insurance company in the country. The Dunbar…

The first African American Masonic order in the south, the Prince Hall Masonic Temple has been a leading activist in supporting DC's African American community. The Temple building is six-stories, rectangular in shape, faced with Indiana limestone,…

The Northumberland Apartments, designed by Albert H, Beers and built in 1909-10, by Harry Wardman, occupies a significant lot on New Hampshire Avenue, N.W. The irregular shape of the lot, created by the intersection of this major diagonal avenue and…

The two main buildings face north on Florida Avenue. The third structure faces the alley behind 1326 Florida Avenue. The significant architectural character of this group of buildings is defined by the front facades of the two major buildings.…

The Lincoln Theatre is a rare surviving early movie theater, which survives as a major element of the historic U Street commercial corridor within the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The Lincoln was completed in 1921 in the sumptuous style of…