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East Capitol Street is a major street that divides the northeast and southeast quadrants of Washington, D.C. It runs due east from the United States Capitol to the DC-Maryland border. The street is uninterrupted until Lincoln Park then continues eastward to Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. East of the stadium, East Capitol crosses the Anacostia River over the Whitney Young Memorial Bridge and then goes underneath Route 295 before crossing into Prince George's County, Maryland where it becomes Maryland State Highway 214. Color-enhanced USGS satellite image of Washington, DC, taken April 26, 2002. ... Color-enhanced USGS satellite image of Washington, DC, taken April 26, 2002. ... An address is a code and abstract concept expressing the fixed location of a home, business or other building on the earths surface. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack... The West front of the United States Capitol. ... Lincoln Park is an urban park located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC. It was planned by Pierre LEnfant to be the point from which all distances in North America were measured. ... Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, informally known as RFK Stadium (or just RFK), is a professional sports stadium in the United States. ... The Anacostia River is a river that flows about 8. ... The Whitney Young Memorial Bridge, otherwise known as the East Capitol Street Bridge, is a bridge that carries East Capitol Street across the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. It was renamed after civil rights activist Whitney Young in 1973. ... DC 295, also known as the Anacostia Freeway, is a freeway in the District of Columbia, and currently the only numbered route in the District that is not an Interstate Highway or U.S. Highway. ... Prince Georges County is located in the U.S. state of Maryland immediately north, east, and south of Washington, D.C. It is the wealthiest majority African-American county in the nation. ... Maryland Route 214 (Central Ave. ...


The western stretch of East Capitol Street, which passes through the heart of Washington's Capitol Hill neighborhood, includes some of the priciest real estate in the city. [1] East Capitol Street is home to the Folger Shakespeare Library. Map of Washington, D.C., with Capitol Hill highlighted in red Capitol Hill, aside from being the common nickname for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly behind the U.S. Capitol along wide avenues. ... Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ... The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. History Standard Oil president, then chairman of the board, Henry Clay Folger was an avid collector of Shakespeareana. ...


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Capitol Hill Historic District (477 words)
Capitol Hill is the largest residential historic district in the District of Columbia.
East Capitol Street, a monumental avenue running east from the Capitol to the banks of the Anacostia River, still provides a major focus for the area and serves as the division between the northeast and southeast sectors of the city.
The eastern edge of the historic district terminates at the East Capitol Street Carbarn, now an adaptive use project featuring apartments, but which represents the end of the trolley tracks and the end of much of the nineteenth century development.
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