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See also: "Kalorama Triangle Historic District
The Kalorama Triangle is a residential enclave of "Adams Morgan, located in Northwest Washington bounded by three major thoroughfares: "Connecticut Avenue, Calvert Street, NW and "Columbia Road. Kalorama Triangle is in the service area of "Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1C, the Adams Morgan Advisory Neighborhood Commission, and is represented by the commissioners for 1C02.
The neighborhood is served by mass transit, with the "Woodley Park Metro station across the "Taft or "Duke Ellington Bridge, the 90/92/96/97/X3/L2 Metrobus lines and one of the "DC Circulator lines stopping along its northern border (Calvert Street), the L1 Metrobus line (rush hour only) stopping along its western border ("Connecticut Avenue), and the H1/42/43 Metrobus lines (H1 and 43 being rush hour only) stopping along its south-eastern border ("Columbia Road).
Sheridan-Kalorama / Kalorama Heights
Sheridan-Kalorama, also known as Kalorama Heights, is bounded to the north and west by "Rock Creek Park; to the south and west by "Massachusetts Avenue N.W.; and to the south and east by "Florida Avenue and "Connecticut Avenue N.W.
It is accessible by "Metrorail by the "Woodley Park and "Dupont Circle stops on the "Red Line. Kalorama Heights is assigned to Washington's Sheridan-Kalorama "Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2D) and is designated as Single Member District 2D01 (the northeastern half) and 2D02 (the remainder).
The Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District is located in southwestern Kalorama.
"District of Columbia Public Schools operates public schools. Kalorama Heights is zoned to Marie Reed Elementary School in "Adams Morgan. Students in high school are assigned to "Woodrow Wilson High School.
Sheridan-Kalorama was the home of five former or future Presidents in the early 20th century:
- "Woodrow Wilson purchased a recently built house at 2340 S Street, NW, in 1921, and lived there until his death three years later. Following the death in 1961 of Wilson's widow, "Edith, the "Woodrow Wilson House was designated a "National Historic Landmark in 1964 and became a museum dedicated to Wilson's memory.
- "William Howard Taft lived in the large "Colonial Revival house at 2215 Wyoming Avenue, from 1921 until his death in 1930. The house had been built by "Alvan T. Fuller in 1908 on a design by local architect "Appleton P. Clark, Jr., and is now the "Syrian Embassy.
- "Franklin D. Roosevelt lived at 2131 R Street from 1917 to 1920, while "Assistant Secretary of the Navy. The house, originally built in 1899 with a 1901 addition, is now the residence of the "Ambassador of Mali.
- "Warren Harding lived at 2314 Wyoming Avenue from 1917 to 1921, then as a U.S. Senator from "Ohio. The house was built in 1915 in the "Federal style on a design by architect George N. Ray, and is now the residence of the "Ambassador of Monaco.
- "Herbert Hoover, when appointed "Secretary of Commerce in 1921, purchased a house built by Thomas Gales in 1902 in the "Colonial Revival style on a design by Appleton P. Clark, Jr. He lived there with his family until his inauguration in 1929 and after leaving the White House from 1933 to 1944. It has been the "Embassy of Burma, then Myanmar since 1954.
- "Barack Obama, "Michelle Obama, and their two daughters have lived in Kalorama since Barack Obama's presidency ended on January 20, 2017.
- "Ivanka Trump and her husband, "Jared Kushner, obtained a six bedroom, 6,870 square feet (638 m2) home in the Kalorama section in December 2016.
Other notable former Kalorama residents include "Supreme Court Justices "Charles Evans Hughes, "Louis Brandeis, "Harlan F. Stone and "Joseph McKenna, and "Federal Reserve Governors "Adolph C. Miller and "Frederic Adrian Delano. More recent ones include the late "U.S. Senator "Ted Kennedy, former "Secretary of Defense "Donald Rumsfeld, "Secretary of State "Rex Tillerson, historian "Elizabeth Eisenstein, and former United States Secretary of Treasury "Jack Lew.
The Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood also includes a number of diplomatic residences, such as the "residence of the French Ambassador at 2221 Kalorama Road, as well as several embassies – on its Southern side it also includes much of "Embassy Row on Massachusetts Avenue. The "William Howard Taft Bridge, carrying Connecticut Avenue over "Rock Creek Park, with its imposing concrete lions, is also a notable feature. The "Spanish Steps are another landmark of the neighborhood.
- ^ Deed of Sale of property by Margaret Scott to William Augustine Washington, 27 Sep 1803.
- ^ www.anc1c.org: Adams Morgan Advisory Neighborhood Commission
- ^ National Park Service: Sheridan Kalorama Historic District . accessed 11.21.2013.
- ^ District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office: Sheridan Kalorama Historic District Brochure
- ^ District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office: Sheridan Kalorama Historic District Map
- ^ Wikimedia Commons: Category: Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District — (images gallery).
- ^ "Marie Reed Elementary School." "District of Columbia Public Schools. Retrieved on October 3, 2016. "Neighborhood Cluster: Kalorama Heights, Adams Morgan, Lanier Heights"
- ^ "Attendance Zones for Neighborhood Elementary & K-8 Schools S.Y. 2013-2014" (Archive). "District of Columbia Public Schools. Retrieved on April 14, 2015.
- ^ "Attendance Zones for Neighborhood High Schools S.Y. 2013-2014" (Archive). "District of Columbia Public Schools. Retrieved on April 14, 2015.
- ^ Hirschfeld Davis, Julie (May 25, 2016). "Obamas' Next Home: 9 Bedrooms in a Wealthy Washington Neighborhood". New York Times.
- ^ Savransky, Rebecca (May 24, 2016). "Obamas pick DC neighborhood to move to in 2017". The Hill.
- ^ Davis, Julie Hirshfield (4 January 2017). "Ivanka Trump's New Washington Home Once Belonged to a Putin Foe". "New York Times. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
- ^ Kashino, Marisa M. (Jan 3, 2017). "Ivanka Trump Will Move into a House in Kalorama". Washingtonian. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
- ^ Benjamin Freed (February 22, 2017). "Rex Tillerson Buys $5.6 Million Kalorama Home". Washingtonian. Retrieved April 21, 2017.