Kalorama Triangle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Roads to Diversity
—Adams Morgan Heritage Trail —
These elaborate buildings filled quickly. Thirty Mendota residents appeared in the 1910 Elite List, Washington's social register. By 1918, there were 48. Not all who lived here were wealthy, of course, but many were notable. A man who would be president, Dwight Eisenhower, once lived at the Wyoming, a former president, William Howard Taft, as well as General John J. Pershing and entertainer Lena Horne, resided at 2029 Connecticut Avenue.
Shortly after these buildings opened, some tenants became concerned about rising rents and the question of
Erected 2005 by Cultural Tourism DC. (Marker Number 13.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Adams Morgan Heritage Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 55.082′ N, 77° 2.732′ W. Marker is in Kalorama Triangle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 20th Street Northwest and Columbia Road Northwest, on the right when traveling north on 20th Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Embassy of the Republic of Malta (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Architects and Architecture (about 500 feet away); McClellan Memorial (about 600 feet away); President Reagan Assassination Attempt Rooms With a View (about 800 feet away); Building a Better Neighborhood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Educational Institutions (approx. ¼ mile away); Urban Renewal Era (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kalorama Triangle.
Categories. • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Politics • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on March 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.