The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Historical

The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama Historical (HM1VIH)

Location: Washington, DC 20008
Country: United States of America

N 38° 54.76', W 77° 2.935'

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Sheriden Kalorama Call Box Restoration Project

Writers, sculptors, painters, and collectors made Sheridan-Kalorama their home: best-selling mystery writer Mary Roberts Rinehart at 2419 Massachusetts; classicist Edith Hamilton at 2448 Massachusetts; poet/novelist Elinor Wylie at 2153 Florida; Willem de Looper, Dutch-born abstract painter, and Frederick Hart, sculptor of the National Cathedral's Creation Series, at 2219 California. Alice Pike Barney conducted an arts salon in her Waddy Wood-designed home at 2306 Massachusetts. The modern art collection of Joseph and Olga Hirshhorn, 2241 Bancroft, became the foundation of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.About the artist: Peter Waddell, artist, here depicts the interior of the Barney Studio.Art on Call, a program of Cultural Tourism, DC, funded in part by the Commission on Arts and Humanities, the Department of Transportation, and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development.Call box locator map: Decatur Pl. and 22d St.www.sheridankaloramacallbox.org
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HM NumberHM1VIH
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Placed ByCultural Tourism DC
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 4th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322354 N 4309080
Decimal Degrees38.91266667, -77.04891667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.76', W 77° 2.935'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 45.6" N, 77° 2' 56.1" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2201 R St NW, Washington DC 20008, US
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