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Southwest Waterfront in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harbour Square

 
 
Harbour Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 10, 2010
1. Harbour Square Marker
Inscription.  Harbour Square, completed 1966, contains seven historic dwellings. Development of the historic structures was initiated by James Greenleaf in the early 1790's. The financier sold individual lots to Thomas Law for the "Barney House" and the Lewis House. Robert Morris & John Nicholson joined James Greenleaf for the development of other properties, including Wheat Row, a group of four row houses, the first major group of row dwellings built in the District of Columbia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 52.414′ N, 77° 1.064′ W. Marker is in Southwest Waterfront in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street Southwest and O Street Southwest, on the right when traveling south on 4th Street Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 4th Street Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wheat Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Linking the "Island" to the City (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Harbour Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 10, 2010
2. Harbour Square Marker
line); Barney House (about 400 feet away); Blending Old and New (about 400 feet away); Military Education at Fort McNair (about 600 feet away); Recreation and River Park (about 700 feet away); Titanic Memorial (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest Waterfront.
 
More about this marker. This marker is duplicated on the north end of the square, at 4th and N Street SW.
 
Harbour Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
3. Harbour Square Marker
At 4th and N Streets, Southwest
Duplicate of Marker at Corner of 4th and N Streets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 10, 2010
4. Duplicate of Marker at Corner of 4th and N Streets
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on April 27, 2020, by Bruce Guthrie of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on January 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on July 3, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 19, 2020