National Zoological Park

3000 block of Connecticut Ave., NW.
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

National Zoological Park is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Wednesday April 11, 1973. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Agriculture/Subsistence, more specifically a Museum, Animal Facility, Park. National Zoological Park was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Landscape Architecture, Conservation, Science.

National Zoological Park Information

Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1889, 1892
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: F.L.Olmsted & Co.; Et al.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Smithsonian Institution

National Zoological Park Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1650
Number of historically contributing buildings: 14
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Washington Historic Locations District of Columbia County Historic Locations District Of Columbia Historic Locations