The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board has received an application to amend the designation of the Kingman Park Historic District in the D.C. Inventory of Historic Sites and similarly amend the listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
Case No. 20-03: Kingman Park Historic District amendment
The amendment, submitted by the Kingman Park Civic Association, proposes to extend the historic district’s boundaries to include the following addresses:
The 300 and 400 blocks of 19th Street NE, east side (i.e., odd numbers);
501-505 and 725 19th Street NE;
the 300 block of 20th Street NE, west side (i.e., even numbers);
the 400 block of 20th Street NE;
the 1900 and 2000 blocks of C Street NE, north side (i.e., even numbers);
the 1900 block of D Street NE;
the 2000 block of D Street NE, north side (i.e., even numbers);
the 1900 and 2000 blocks of E Street NE;
1915 through 2031 Benning Road, south side (i.e., odd numbers);
and two lots in Square 4550 lacking street addresses, also presently known as:
Square 4514, Lots 31, 808, 810, 812 and 816;
Square 4515, Lots 97, 98, 101, 102, 803, 805, 809, 817, 819, 823, 825, 828 through 831, 834 and 835;
Square 4526, Lots 52 through 68;
Square 4527, Lots 20 through 33;
Square 4549, all lots;
Square 4550, Lots 77 through 99 and 800 through 805, and condos 2001 through 2008 and 2021 through 2032;
Square 4558, Lots 18 through 32; and
Square 4559, all lots.
The amendment would also change the terminal date of the historic district’s period of significance from 1960 to 1968.
The application is scheduled for a hearing on July 30, 2020. Notice was mailed to all the property owners, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, and the applicant on May 12. To participate or observe the hearing, please consult the HPRB meeting agenda at: https://planning.dc.gov/page/upcoming-historic-preservation-review-board-meeting .
To access any letters submitted regarding this case and the HPRB staff report please select the following link: https://app.box.com/s/e96puqxe4mypy3wylireexxu981jmxfo