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Southwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Barney House

 
 
Barney House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
1. Barney House Marker
Inscription.
This Property Has Been
Place on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Circa 1794

 
Location. 38° 52.467′ N, 77° 1.117′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from N Street Southwest. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 470 N Street Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis House (within shouting distance of this marker); Wheat Row (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blending Old and New (about 400 feet away); Harbour Square (about 400 feet away); Thomas Law (about 600 feet away); Linking the "Island" to the City (about 600 feet away); The Law House In Peace and War (about 600 feet away); Titanic Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Southwest.
 
Regarding Barney House. The Ducanson-Cranch house was build around 1794, attributed to architect William Lovering. The "Barney House" plaque refers to the fact that between 1904 and 1960 this was the Barney Neighborhood House. Alice Pike Barney owned 470 N Street and rented it for free to the community service
Barney House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
2. Barney House Marker
organization in 1910. Mrs. Barney left the house to the city in 1931. It remained the Barney Neighborhood House until the organization was evicted by urban renewal. The house is currently part of Harbour Square designed by Chloethiel Woodard Smith and constructed between 1964 and 1966.
 
Also see . . .  Duncanson-Cranch House. (PDF) National Register Inventory Form, 1973 (Submitted on January 1, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Barney House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
3. Barney House
Barney House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
4. Barney House
Duncanson-Cranch House - Barney Neighborhood House image. Click for full size.
By Wm. Edmund Barrett for NCPC
5. Duncanson-Cranch House - Barney Neighborhood House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 698 times since then. Last updated on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017.
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