Monday, October 21, 2013
Free Historic Rosedale Walking Tour 10/26
The tour starts at 10 a.m. at the Rosedale Library (1701 Gales Street NE), and will run for about 1 to 1-1/2 hours. It will be led by two research experts from CHRS, who also led a tour in 2009.
Rosedale is roughly bounded by 15th and 19th Streets, between Benning Road and C Street NE. The tour will focus on the oldest parts of the neighborhood, including Gales, Kramer and Rosedale Streets.
The buildings in the neighborhood represent a wide range of architectural styles, such as 19th Century wood-frame victorian duplexes, and the brick townhouses of the 1920s and will highlight buildings
designed/constructed by notable Washington builders and architects.
The tour will include examples of various bricks/bricklaying techniques; roof and porch types; and inlaid and 'pressed' design elements on facades, as well as a history of the Rosedale neighborhood.
No reservations are required. For more information contact CHRS, 543-0425, caphrs[at]aol.com or visit the website, www.chrs.org.