Woodley Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In 1921, he emigrated to the United States and became chief designer for Washington’s premier real estate developer, British-born Harry Wardman, just as Wardman was developing large tracts of Woodley Park. Mesrobian was the architect of several majestic apartment buildings that have long defined Woodley Park, including a section of the Cathedral Mansions complex (1922-1924), the Wardman Tower (1928), and the Devonshire/Cortland Streets Apartments (1936). He also designed about two-thirds of the houses in the northern
The Woodley Park call boxes were developed by the Woodley Park Community Association as part of Art on Call, a program of Cultural Tourism DC with support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, and the District Department of Transportation. Local support for this call box was provided by the Woodley Park Community Association and Shapiro & Company LLC.
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Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Art on Call marker series.
Location. 38° 55.79′ N, 77° 3.481′ W. Marker is in Woodley Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Cortland Place Northwest near 29th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2812 Cortland Place 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. From Woodley to Woodley Park (was about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Long & Winding Woodley Road (about 700 feet away); Woodley Estate (about 700 feet away); Redwood (about 800 feet away); Black and Gray Squirrels (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Conservation Geography (approx. ¼ mile away); Saving Species Through Science (approx. ¼ mile away); Woodley Road Neighbors (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodley Park.
Also see . . .
1. Mihran Mesrobian Call Box. The Armenicana Project. (Submitted on August 21, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Mihran Mesrobian. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 21, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.