Atlas District in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First African American to play in an NBA game
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Sports.
Location. 38° 54.276′ N, 77° 0.129′ W. Marker is in the Atlas District in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 3rd Street Northeast, 0.1 miles south of M Street Northeast, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1137 3rd Street Northeast, Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1953 (here, next to this marker); 1964 (a few steps from this marker); The Iceman's Arena (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Provisions for the City (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ballard House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cathy Hughes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Community Caretakers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlas District.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.