Grant Road Historic District

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Grant Road Historic District
Grant Road HD DC.jpg
Grant Road Historic District is located in District of Columbia
Grant Road Historic District
Grant Road Historic District is located in the United States
Grant Road Historic District
Location4400 and 4500 blocks of Grant Rd., NW
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38°56′55.6″N 77°04′32.7″W / 38.948778°N 77.075750°W / 38.948778; -77.075750Coordinates: 38°56′55.6″N 77°04′32.7″W / 38.948778°N 77.075750°W / 38.948778; -77.075750
NRHP reference #04000116 [1]
Added to NRHPMarch 3, 2004

The Grant Road Historic District is located in the Tenleytown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. The two-block district is what remains of a former settlement in rural Washington County in the District of Columbia. Grant Road was one of the links for the earthen forts that surrounded the city of Washington during the American Civil War. To this day it retains the character of a meandering country road.[2] The buildings date from 1860 to 1931. Residential styles employed include the I-house, Italianate boxes, and side and front gabled folk house forms. A former post office and a general store are also located on Wisconsin Avenue.


  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Grant Road Historic District". DC Preservation. Archived from the original on 2011-07-01. Retrieved 2011-11-08.