Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site

Pennsylvania Ave. from Capitol Hill to the White House
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, Landscape, more specifically a Garden, Road-Related, Plaza. Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Architecture, Social History.

Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site Information

Ownership Type: Private, Local, Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1791, 1800, 1928
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: L'Enfant,Pierre; Multiple
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: National Park Service

Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 100
Number of historically contributing buildings: 8
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
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