Capitol Hill Restoration Society

CHRS Walking Tour – North Lincoln Park (east)

Posted on September 17th, 2015 by Elizabeth Nelson

On September 27, 2015, CHRS presented a reprise of a 2007 tour of North Lincoln Park covering the 200 block of 14th Place NE, 1400 block of C Street NE, 200 block of 14th Street NE, Ames Place NE, 100 block 15th Street NE , and 1500 block of A Street NE. Topics included: Brick coursing, foliate carving, Craftsman-inspired rowhouses, The Nock*, and architects/builders Harry Kite, Albert Beers, Herman R. Howenstein, the Kennedy brothers,  A.H. Sonneman, and Lewis Wentworth Giles.
Rain or shine. Free. No reservations required. The public is encouraged to attend. Co-sponsored by North Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association (NLPNA). Walking Tour Outline (NLP east) 09-27-15

* a 500-acre parcel granted in 1686 to Walter Thompson, parts of which are now considered “Hilleast”.

Craftsman inspired homes, 1500 block of A St. NE

Craftsman inspired homes, 1500 block of A St. NE

McCubbin/Beers houses, 1400 block of C St. NE

McCubbin/Beers houses, 1400 block of C St. NE

Brick coursing, 200 block of 14th St. NE

Brick coursing, 200 block of 14th St. NE

Kennedy/Davis development, corner of 15th St. and Ames Pl. NE

2007 NLP Tour

1400 block C St NE

Map showing Coliseum where Kennedy/Davis development on Ames Pl. now stands

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World Columbian Exposition

World Columbian Exposition

Albert Beers design, 1400 block of C St NE

Albert Beers design, 1400 block of C St NE

Brick Coursing

Brick Coursing