Chinatown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This friendship archway was erected by the District of Columbia and the Municipality of Beijing, 1986.
Marion Barry, Jr.
Mayor of Washington, D.C.
Mayor, Beijing Municipal Government
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Peace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1986.
Location. 38° 53.988′ N, 77° 1.302′ W. Marker is in Chinatown in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of H Street Northwest and 7th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east on H Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 7th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discover DC / Gallery Place - Chinatown (a few steps from this marker); Chinatown (within shouting distance of this marker); The Northern Baptist Convention (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Surratt's Boarding House (about 400 feet away); "Surratt Boarding House"Lin Han, noodle master (about 500 feet away); Man with Briefcase (about 600 feet away); Vaquero (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chinatown.
More about this marker. Designed by architect Alfred H. Liu, this is said to be the largest such Chinese-style archway or gate structure in the world.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Chinatown in Washington, DC. (Submitted on July 14, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. China, Chinatown, gateway
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