Pending DCPL Nominations: Landmarks and Historic Districts
- The Acacia Building, 51 Louisiana Avenue NW
- Swedish Ambassador’s Residence (David Lawrence Residence), 3900 Nebraska Avenue NW
- Rosemount Center (House of Mercy), 2000 Rosemount Avenue NW
- Western Bus Garage, 5230 Wisconsin Avenue NW
- Marist College (Marist Hall, CUA), 405 Fort Slemmer Drive NE (3875 Harewood Road NE)
- Folger Shakespeare Library Amendment (Hartman-Cox Addition), 201 East Capitol Street SE
- Lord & Taylor Chevy Chase Branch Store, 5255 Western Avenue NW
- Lansburgh Park, Delaware Avenue between M and I streets SW
- Capitol Power Plant Pump House, 1520 1st Street SE
- Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street NW
- Carnegie Institution of Washington, Atomic Physics Observatory, 5241 Broad Branch Road NW
- Holy Name College and Sherwood Farmhouse, 1400 Shepherd Street NE
- Railway Express Agency Building, 900 2nd Street NE
- Anderson Tire Manufacturing Company, 1701 14th Street SE
- Interstate Building/International Building, 1319 F Street NW
- Procurement Building GSA Regional Office Building, 301 7th Street SW
- E Street Complex, 2430 E Street and 2301 Constitution Avenue NW
- Union Station (amendment for interior and boundary expansion), 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE
- Suter Properties, 511 and 521 G Street NW
- Sheridan Theater and Park n Shop, 6201-6221 Georgia Avenue NW
- Judiciary Square Historic District
- Downtown Historic District (boundary increase)
For a full list, please see the Historic Preservation Office’s Pending Nominations to the DC Inventory.
Are you interested in joining the DCPL Landmarks Committee?
- Contact: Zachary Burt, email@example.com
- For more information about the Landmarks Committee, Click Here.
Landmarks and Historic Districts of the DC Inventory of Historic Sites and National Register of Historic Places
- See DC Historic Sites for an interactive map, information about individual historic landmarks and districts, and educational tours.
- List of DC Historic Districts, including Neighborhood, Government/Institutional, and Park/Parkway Historic Districts
- Map of DC Historic Districts
- Historic District Infographics
- Criteria for Designating Historic Properties in DC: DC Inventory and National Register
- DC Historic Preservation 101
- Guide to the National Register of Historic Places (Brochure from the National Park Service)
- National Register Database
- 2025 DC Historic Preservation Plan
For more information on the National Historic Landmark program, please see the National Park Service’s webpage.
Additional Resources: GIS Maps for gaining historic and current information on the properties of Washington, DC:
Multiple Property Documentation
- 20th Century African American Civil Rights Sites in Washington, D.C., 1912-1974
- American University Park in Washington, D.C.: Its Early Houses, pre-Civil War to 1911
- Apartment Buildings in Washington, D.C. 1880-1945
- Banks and Financial Institutions of Washington D.C.
- Boundary Markers of the Original District of Columbia
- DC Warehouse Survey Phase I
- DC Warehouse Survey Phase II
- Firehouses in Washington, D.C.
- Garden Club of America Markers in Washington, D.C.
- Memorials in Washington, D.C.
- Mount Vernon Triangle, Architectural and Historic Resources, Washington, D.C., 1791-1946
- Parkways of the National Capital Region, 1913-1965
- Public School Buildings of Washington, D.C., 1862-1960: The Development of Public Education in the District of Columbia, 1804-1960.
- Public School Buildings of Washington, D.C., 1862-1960
- Streetcar and Bus Resources of Washington, D.C., 1862-1962
- Telecommunications Resources of Washington, D.C., 1877-1954
- Tenleytown in Washington, D.C.: Historic and Architectural Resources, 1770-1941
Historic Context Statements/Studies, and Surveys
- Washington LGBTQ Historic Context Statement
- The DC Historic Alley Buildings Survey
- Rural Remnants of Washington County: An Architectural Survey of Washington’s Historic Farms and Estates
- Modernism in Washington (brochure)
Architect and Builders Biographies
- DC Architects Directory
- DC Architects to Know Series: Part One and Interactive Map
- DC Architects to Know Series: Part Two and Interactive Map
- DC Architects to Know Series: Part Three and Interactive Map
- DC Architects to Know Series: Part Four
- DC Architects to Know Series: 5 African American Architects to Know
- DC Builders and Developers Directories
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)