River Farms to Urban Towers
— Southwest Heritage Trail —To your left across Water Street is the Thomas Law House, now a community center for the Tiber Island cooperative. The Federal style house was designed by William Lovering in 1794 for businessman Thomas Law and his bride Eliza Parke Custis, granddaughter of Martha Washington. At first the house stood at the foot of Sixth Street overlooking the Potomac. Since then, time and engineers have changed the shoreline, so the house is now farther from the water. It is one of very few to survive the 1950s urban renewal.
|Marker Number||12 of 17|
|Placed By||Cultural Tourism DC|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:57pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 324693 N 4304814|
|Decimal Degrees||38.87471667, -77.02086667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 52.483', W 77° 1.252'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 52' 28.98" N, 77° 1' 15.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||202, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 600 Water St SW, Washington DC 20024, US|
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