Shaw in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington
— Born. Washington, DC —
ENCORE, ©2012, Zachary Oxman Commissioned and the original owned by the DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities, Art in Public Places Program. DCCAH2007.099
Erected 2012 by DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities, Art in Public Places Program.
Location. 38° 54.935′ N, 77° 1.242′ W. Marker is in Shaw, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of T Street Northwest and Florida Avenue Northwest (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling west on T Street Northwest. In Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 614 T 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. Howard Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); The Howard Theatre Walk of Fame (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flower Garden of Washington Dunbar Theater/Southern Aid Society (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Armed Resistance (about 300 feet away); The Doctor Is In (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Howard Theatre Walk of Fame (about 400 feet away); Willis Richardson Residence (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shaw.
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