2422 K St. N.W.
—United for Libraries Literary Landmarks Register —This building was the gathering place of the Filipino community from the late 1930s to the 1950s and was known as the Manila House. Filipino author Bienvenido "Ben" Santos (1911-1996) wrote about the Manila House in his collection of short stories, Scent of Apples (University of Washington Press), winner of the 1981 American Book Award.
|Placed By||The Rita M. Cacas Foundation, Inc. & Toribio Family; Philippine Arts, Letters and Media (Palm) Council; The Philippines on the Potomac (POPDC) Project|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322034 N 4307940|
|Decimal Degrees||38.90233333, -77.05231667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.14', W 77° 3.139'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 8.4" N, 77° 3' 8.34" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 15 K St NW, Washington DC 20037, US|
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