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Sheridan-Kalorama in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama

Sheriden Kalorama Call Box Restoration Project

 
 
The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2016
1. The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker
Inscription.  Writers, sculptors, painters, and collectors made Sheridan-Kalorama their home: best-selling mystery writer Mary Roberts Rinehart at 2419 Massachusetts; classicist Edith Hamilton at 2448 Massachusetts; poet/novelist Elinor Wylie at 2153 Florida; Willem de Looper, Dutch-born abstract painter, and Frederick Hart, sculptor of the National Cathedral's Creation Series, at 2219 California. Alice Pike Barney conducted an arts salon in her Waddy Wood-designed home at 2306 Massachusetts. The modern art collection of Joseph and Olga Hirshhorn, 2241 Bancroft, became the foundation of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
 
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the DC, Art on Call series list.
 
Location. 38° 54.76′ N, 77° 2.935′ W. Marker is in Sheridan-Kalorama in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is
The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2016
2. The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker reverse
As mentioned on the marker: Alice Pike Barney conducted an arts salon in her Waddy Wood-designed home at 2306 Massachusetts...here depicts the interior of the Barney Studio.
at the intersection of R Street Northwest and 22nd Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west on R Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2201 R Street Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alberto Santos-Dumont (a few steps from this marker); American News Women's Club (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Sheridan-Kalorama (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eleftherios Venizelos (about 400 feet away); Liberation of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (about 500 feet away); Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni K. Moffitt (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheridan-Kalorama.
 
The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2016
3. The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker
A view of the marker towards the south along 22nd Street, NW.
The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2016
4. The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Marker
A view to the north of the marker across R Street, NW.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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Nov. 29, 2020