Chinatown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Marion Barry, Jr.
Mayor of Washington, D.C.
Mayor, Beijing Municipal Government
Location. 38° 53.988′ N, 77° 1.302′ W. Marker is in Chinatown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on H Street , NW near 7th Street, NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of 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" (about 400 feet away); The Daguerre Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Daguerre Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover DC (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patent Office Building (approx. 0.2 miles 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
Categories. • Government • Man-Made Features • Peace •
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