Forest Hills in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of the National Bureau of Standards
Forest Hills Neighborhood Art on Call
This artistic work reflects the history of technological scientific research in the Van Ness neighborhood and natural beauty of Rock Creek Park.
Art on Call is sponsored by Cultural Tourism DC,
the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities,
the District Department of Transportation
and Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development.
Additional Sponsors: Councilmember Mary Cheh,
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3F,
The Forest Hills Neighborhood Alliance,
and Duron and Sherwin-Williams Paint.
The Call Boxes in Forest Hills are located at Albemarle and 30th Street, Albemarle and Linnean, Connecticut and Tilden, Connecticut and Windom, Ellicott and 30th Place, Tilden and Linnean,
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Art on Call marker series.
Location. 38° 56.72′ N, 77° 3.866′ W. Marker is in Forest Hills, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue Northwest and Windom Place Northwest, on the left when traveling north on Connecticut Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4250 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Music of the Spheres" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rock Creek Park (about 600 feet away); Soapstone Valley (approx. ¼ mile away); Science Has Its Traditions As Well As Its Frontiers (approx. ¼ mile away); First Atomic Clock, 1948 (approx. ¼ mile away); The Ponce de Leon Apartment Building (approx. ¼ mile away); The Hon. Walter Gresham Andrews (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wormely Family Estate Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest Hills.
Categories. • Air & Space • Communications • Science & Medicine •
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.