Calvin T.S. Brent Residence

Calvin T.S. Brent Residence (HM2E3F)

Location: Washington, DC 20009
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N 38° 55.077', W 77° 2.313'

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African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC

—1700 V Street, NW —

Calvin T.S. Brent (1854-1899), believed to be Washington's first African American architect, lived here briefly in the early 1890s. (His other residences have been demolished.) Brent began practicing in 1875 and after a two-year apprenticeship and is credited with more than 100 projects as architect or architect/builder in all four quadrants of the city. These include Fourth Baptist (later Metropolitan Baptist) Church, 1225 R Street (demolished); Mount Jezreel Baptist Church, 501 E Street, SE; Third Baptist Church, 1546 Fifth Street, NW; Mount Zion Baptist parsonage, 2902 O Street, NW; and houses at 1737 S and 1704 V Streets, NW.
HM NumberHM2E3F
Series This marker is part of the Washington, D.C.: African American Heritage Trail series
Placed ByCultural Tourism DC
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 1:03pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323266 N 4309647
Decimal Degrees38.91795000, -77.03855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.077', W 77° 2.313'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 4.6199999999999" N, 77° 2' 18.78" W
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Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Washington DC 20009, US
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