Columbia Heights in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A Changing Landscape
Streetcar 1587, pictured below, was powered by ground electricity, (notice no overhead wires). This model was produced by the St. Louis Company in 1937, and featured windshield wipers, door engines, compressed air brakes and air conditioning. This car ran on the 14th Street Line for 25 years.
A look inside
14th and Colorado
Streetcar at 11th and Monroe
1948 DC Track Map
Erected by District of Columbia Parks and Recreation.
Location. 38° 55.978′ N, 77° 1.719′ W. Marker is in Columbia Heights Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3512 11th St Northwest, Washington DC 20010, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles R. Drew and Lenore Robbins Drew (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nob Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moving between Old and New (approx. ¼ mile away); Community Builders (approx. ¼ mile away); The Modern Shopper (approx. ¼ mile away); A City in Itself (approx. ¼ mile away); The Next Wave (approx. ¼ mile away); The Former Engine Co 24 of the District of Columbia Fire Department (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia Heights.
Regarding A Changing Landscape. On the grounds of 11th and Monroe Park
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on January 7, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.