“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Insignia on M

Then & Now


Capitol Riverfront

Insignia on M Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 24, 2019
1. Insignia on M Marker
Inscription.  Once a quiet block that served as an entrance to the Navy Yard-Ballpark Metro station, mixed-use residential building Insignia on M now sits on a bustling corner of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. St. Matthews Baptist Church, built in 1972, existed on the land that was bought by developer Donohoe in 2005. A sign was installed on the parcel of land in 2006 announcing that an office building was in the works, but plans would change as the residential market became dominant in this riverfront neighborhood. St. Matthews held its last service in 2014 before its move to a new location in Maryland, and the 13-story apartment building delivered in spring 2017, Insignia on M features ground floor retail space for a variety of shops and restaurants.
Erected 2019 by Capitol Riverfront. (Marker Number 10.)
Location. 38° 52.629′ N, 77° 0.2′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 2nd Street Southeast just north of M Street Southeast, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 M Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 909 Capitol Yards (here, next to this marker); 100M (here, next to this marker); The Collective (here, next to this marker); Homewood Suites Hotel (here, next to this marker); 200 I (a few steps from this marker); 1015 Half (a few steps from this marker); Capitol Quarter (a few steps from this marker); One Hill South (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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