Shaw 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 —
Lincoln Colonnade costume party.
Scurlock Studio Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
DC Historic Site
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC - Funded by the DC Historic Preservation Office.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Washington, DC African American Heritage Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 55.027′ N, 77° 1.737′ W. Marker is in Shaw, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on U Street, NW, on the right when traveling Touch for map. The theatre is on the north side of U Street, mid-way between 12th and 13th Streets, NW. The marker is on the wall, west of theatre's main entrance doors. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1215 U Street, NW, Washington DC 20009, United States of America.
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); Marlon Francisco Morales (within shouting distance of this marker); You Had to Wear a Tie (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); We had everything we needed right here (about 600 feet away); "Old Man River" (about 600 feet away); "Othello" (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shaw.
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Entertainment • Notable Buildings •
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