Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Historic District

Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Historic District is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Wednesday May 04, 2005. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Landscape, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Transportation, more specifically a Natural Feature, Water Works, Manufacturing Facility, Park, Road-Related, Outdoor Recreation. Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Community Planning And Development, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation.

Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Historic District Information

Other Name: Parkways of the National Capital Region MPS
Other Name: Lower Rock Creek Valley Historic District
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1889, 1913, 1929
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr.; Langdon, James G.
Architectural Style: Designed Historic Landscape
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: National Park Service

Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site:
Number of historically contributing buildings: 2
Number of historically contributing sites: 8
Number of historically contributing structures: 15
Number of historically contributing objects: 3
Number of noncontributing buildings: 3
Number of noncontributing sites: 3
Number of noncontributing structures: 9
Number of noncontributing objects: 3
Related Sections:
Washington Historic Locations District of Columbia County Historic Locations District Of Columbia Historic Locations