The Manila House

The Manila House (HM281A)

Location: Washington, DC 20037
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.14', W 77° 3.139'

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2422 K St. N.W.

—United for Libraries Literary Landmarks Register —

This building was the gathering place of the Filipino community from the late 1930s to the 1950s and was known as the Manila House. Filipino author Bienvenido "Ben" Santos (1911-1996) wrote about the Manila House in his collection of short stories, Scent of Apples (University of Washington Press), winner of the 1981 American Book Award.
HM NumberHM281A
Year Placed2016
Placed ByThe Rita M. Cacas Foundation, Inc. & Toribio Family; Philippine Arts, Letters and Media (Palm) Council; The Philippines on the Potomac (POPDC) Project
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322034 N 4307940
Decimal Degrees38.90233333, -77.05231667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.14', W 77° 3.139'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 8.4" N, 77° 3' 8.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 K St NW, Washington DC 20037, US
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