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DuPont Circle, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

DuPont Circle, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Summary

Significance: Shown as a large amorphous open space on L'Enfant's plan and a neat circle on Ellicott's plan, the open space at this ten-point intersection has served as a park since its first improvement in 1873. The fountain in its center as well as the surrounding neighborhood are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Survey number: HABS DC-669
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 78003056

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90969, -77.04334
Google Map of 38.9096936, -77.043339
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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