— Meridian Hill Park, National Historic Landmark —Limited funds and dramatic change in elevation at the Meridian Hill Park site — falling 75 feet from north to south — challenged the Commission of Fine Arts and their designers. The 16th Street edge required massive retaining walls to transition from the upper park to the sidewalk at street level.
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 323544 N 4310112|
|Decimal Degrees||38.92220000, -77.03546667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 55.332', W 77° 2.128'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 55' 19.92" N, 77° 2' 7.68" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2464-2544 15th St NW, Washington DC 20009, US|
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