“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cleveland Park, District of Columbia

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1District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 3524 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
1920-1930: Apartments, Shops and Cars “Connecticut Avenue is the principal approach to what is undoubtedly Washington's greatest suburban buying power” — The Washington Post, December 7, 1930 Early development . . . Map (db m155387) HM
2District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 3700 Quebec Street Northwest
This property was designed and built, 1925, by David Lynn, 7th Architect of the U.S. Capitol, serving as his family home thru 1975.Map (db m127005) HM
3District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 11 — Bungalow
In the early 20th century, small apartment buildings and houses were constructed on Macomb, Ordway, Porter, Quebec, and Rodman Streets. Another popular style on these streets was the Bungalow, one of many styles that could be ordered by mail from . . . Map (db m111607) HM
4District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 4 — Causeway at Tregaron — Cleveland Park Historic District
In 1912, renowned country house architect, Charles Adams Platt designed several buildings on this 20 acre country estate in collaboration with landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman. Initially named The Causeway for its stone bridges . . . Map (db m112392) HM
5District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 2 — Commerce
Connecticut Avenue's commercial corridor, between Macomb and Ordway, reflects changes in retail that followed changes in modes of transportation from 1890 streetcar, to automobiles, to the Cleveland Park Metro Station in 1981. Individual stores . . . Map (db m149062) HM
6District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 7 — Early Fire Fighting — Reported unreadable
In 1910, this was the site of a shed hosting a horse drawn chemical fire truck, an important amenity as the first houses in Cleveland Park were constructed mainly of wood, and the new suburb was far from city services. In 1916, the District . . . Map (db m112388) HM
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7District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 14 — Flower — Cleveland Park Historic District
Cleveland Park's lovely, hidden private gardens periodically open to the public in organized garden tours. These tours are but one of many results of the long history of resident collaboration. In the 1920s, the Cleveland Park Club and the . . . Map (db m112376) HM
8District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — Garden of the Righteous
In honor of those who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust 1992 Jan Karski Poland • 1993 Preben Munch-Nielsen Denmark • 1994 . . . Map (db m150711) HM WM
9District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 15 — Landscape — Cleveland Park Historic District
An 1897 study for Washington, D.C. by the renowned landscape architecture firm of Frederick Law Olmstead influenced the layout of many streets in Cleveland Park. Rather than following the standard grid pattern, streets east of 34th Street (Reno . . . Map (db m112374) HM
10District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 12 — Map — Cleveland Park Historic District — Art on Call Locator —
1. Roma Restaurant - Mary Belcher 2. Commerce - Eleanor Oliver 3. The Broadmoor - John Simpson 4. Causeway at Tregaron - John Woo 5. Red Top - John Woo 6. Queen Anne Style - Di Stovall 7. Early Fire Fighting - Caitlin Werrell 8. . . . Map (db m112379) HM
11District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 13 — Mary Day and the Washington Ballet
Founded by Mary Day and her teacher, Lisa Gardner, in 1944, the Washington School of Ballet has grown from one studio on the first floor of this corner building into the headquarters of the Washington Ballet. The Washington Ballet is comprised of . . . Map (db m112378) HM
12District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — Michael Kovats de Fabricy
“Fidelissimus Ad Mortem” Colonel Commandant Michael Kovats de Fabricy A Hungarian American Hero, who gave his life for Freedom in the Battle of Charleston in 1779 Sculptor Paul Takacs Executed in . . . Map (db m79452) HM WM
13District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — Peirce Still House — National Register of Historic Places
The Peirce Still House, built between 1796 and 1811, was part of a large plantation owned by Isaac Peirce, a Quaker from Pennsylvania and slave owner, who purchased the property in 1795. Much of the Peirce Estate became part of Rock Creek Park when . . . Map (db m82098) HM
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14District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 6 — Queen Anne Style
This 1898 Queen Anne style house is an outstanding example designed by Robert Thompson Head, the most prolific architect during the first phase of the Cleveland Park neighborhood's development. Between 1897 and 1901, Head designed houses for John . . . Map (db m112391) HM
15District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 1 — Roma Restaurant
Cleveland Park was named for Grover Cleveland who bought a country house on now Newark Street in 1886. In the 1890s, electrified streetcars ran on Connecticut and Wisconsin Avenues and led to the development of the Cleveland Park "suburb". . . . Map (db m112449) HM
16District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 9 — Rosedale — Cleveland Park Historic District
The grand, 1,000 acre Rosedale Estate which was later subdivided to form Cleveland Park, was purchased by General Uriah Forrest, an aid-de-camp of General George Washington, who built a farmhouse in 1793. Between 1920-1959, the estate was owned . . . Map (db m112382) HM
17District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 8 — Sherman Cottages — Cleveland Park Historic District
Between 1903 and 1912, the second phase of Cleveland Park development featured houses in the Arts and Crafts style. Many of these were Sherman Cottages named for Ella Bennett Sherman, artist and wife of developer John Sherman. Smaller and less . . . Map (db m112390) HM
18District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 5 — Site of Red Top — President Cleveland's Cottage — Cleveland Park Historic District —
Cleveland Park derives it's name from it's most illustrious resident, President Grover Cleveland. In 1886, Cleveland purchased a stone farmhouse on the South side of now Newark Street, directly opposite Rosedale, which served as the Cleveland's . . . Map (db m112386) HM
19District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — Springhouse
This small stone structure was built by Isaac Pierce in 1801. Constructed around a natural spring, it was used as a cooling place for cheese, milk, and butter products, during the hot summer months. It also provided a clean water supply. A . . . Map (db m79644) HM
20District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 3 — The Broadmoor — Reported damaged
The Broadmoor epitomizes the luxury apartment/hotels built along Connecticut Avenue in the 1920s. Designed in 1927 by prominent architect Joseph H. Abel, the Broadmoor featured a pioneering underground garage, restaurant and bar, beauty salon, . . . Map (db m111655) HM
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21District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — The Highlands
The Highlands Built 1817 - 1827 Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.Map (db m120511) HM
22District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — The Story of Rosedale — From Colonial Farm to Village Green
The Rosedale farmhouse is said to be the oldest house surviving in Washington, DC. It was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The farmhouse is a private home. Please do not enter farmhouse grounds. . . . Map (db m112385) HM
23District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — Tregaron Conservancy
The historic gardens of the Tregaron Estate with pathways, flowing streams and stone bridges are an enduring treasure and place of discovery. Tregaron Conservancy is dedicated to the preservation and rehabilitation of the woodland garden . . . Map (db m112393) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022