Gallaudet College Historic District (NRIS 66000856)

Address: Florida Ave. and 7th St., NE., Washington, District of Columbia. County/parish: D.C..

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

Also known as:

  • Main Central Building, Gallaudet College
  • See Also:Gallaudet C

From Wikipedia:

Gallaudet College Historic District
The Gallaudet College Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District encompassing the historic early campus of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.. Gallaudet is the first school of higher education to be devoted to the education of the deaf and hard of hearing. Its campus was planned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, and its Gothic buildings were designed by Frederick Withers. The main Gallaudet College building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. The landmarked area was increased to cover the southern part of the campus, and was renamed as a historic district in 1974. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Withers, Frederick C.

Architectural styles:

  • Gothic

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000856

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