— Diverse Visions / One Neighborhood —(above) stands the Dove House (1898). The private home has been converted into a 12-unit condominium, including a single unit with a loft in the former high-ceilinged ballroom.The Art Deco Carlyle Suites at 1731 New Hampshire Ave., built as the St. Charles Hotel, was a campaign center for both major parties in 1940, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt won an unprecedented third term.Along New Hampshire Ave. from this call box to Dupont Circle are nearly a dozen embassies and as many headquarters of national organizations - all in mansions built around 1900.A block east at 1720 16th St. is the Toutorsky House, built 1892-94 for Associate Justice Henry B. Brown. In the mid-1940s Golda Meir lived there while working for Israeli statehood. Later Basil Toutorsky operated a music academy from the house.
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.
|Placed By||Art on Call|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 323271 N 4309208|
|Decimal Degrees||38.91400000, -77.03838333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.84', W 77° 2.303'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 50.4" N, 77° 2' 18.18" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1739-1799 17th St NW, Washington DC 20009, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|