U Street Corridor in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lincoln Theatre and Lincoln Colonnade
1215 U Street, NW
— African American Heritage Trail, Washington DC —
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Entertainment • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the African American Heritage Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
Location. 38° 55.027′ N, 77° 1.737′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1215 U Street Northwest, 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. Ben's Chili Bowl / Minnehaha Theater (a few steps from this marker); You Had To Wear a Tie (within shouting distance of this marker); Marlon Francisco Morales (within shouting distance of this marker); The True Reformer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Industrial Bank of Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Negro Alliance's Sanitary Grocery Protest Site (about 500 feet away); "We had everything we needed right here." (about 600 feet away); "Old Man River" (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
More about this marker.
Lincoln Colonnade costume party.
Scurlock Studio Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,348 times since then and 70 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on May 25, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2. submitted on July 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 3. submitted on May 25, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.