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See also: "Kalorama Triangle Historic District
"Kalorama Triangle Historic District
"U.S. National Register of Historic Places
"U.S. Historic district
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2029 Connecticut Avenue
""Kalorama, Washington, D.C. is located in District of Columbia
Kalorama, Washington, D.C.
""Kalorama, Washington, D.C. is located in the US
Kalorama, Washington, D.C.
Location Roughly bounded by Connecticut Ave., "Columbia Rd., and Calvert St.
NRHP Reference # 87000627
Added to NRHP May 4, 1987

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.[2]

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[edit]

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.[3][4][5][6]


"District of Columbia Public Schools operates public schools. Kalorama Heights is zoned to Marie Reed Elementary School in "Adams Morgan.[7][8] Students in high school are assigned to "Woodrow Wilson High School.[9]

Notable residents[edit]

"French ambassador's residence located at 2221 Kalorama Road, NW

Sheridan-Kalorama was the home of five former or future Presidents in the early 20th century:


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,[14] 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.


  1. ^ Deed of Sale of property by Margaret Scott to William Augustine Washington, 27 Sep 1803.
  2. ^ Adams Morgan Advisory Neighborhood Commission
  3. ^ National Park Service: Sheridan Kalorama Historic District . accessed 11.21.2013.
  4. ^ District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office: Sheridan Kalorama Historic District Brochure
  5. ^ District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office: Sheridan Kalorama Historic District Map
  6. ^ Wikimedia Commons: Category: Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District — (images gallery).
  7. ^ "Marie Reed Elementary School." "District of Columbia Public Schools. Retrieved on October 3, 2016. "Neighborhood Cluster: Kalorama Heights, Adams Morgan, Lanier Heights"
  8. ^ "Attendance Zones for Neighborhood Elementary & K-8 Schools S.Y. 2013-2014" (Archive). "District of Columbia Public Schools. Retrieved on April 14, 2015.
  9. ^ "Attendance Zones for Neighborhood High Schools S.Y. 2013-2014" (Archive). "District of Columbia Public Schools. Retrieved on April 14, 2015.
  10. ^ Hirschfeld Davis, Julie (May 25, 2016). "Obamas' Next Home: 9 Bedrooms in a Wealthy Washington Neighborhood". New York Times. 
  11. ^ Savransky, Rebecca (May 24, 2016). "Obamas pick DC neighborhood to move to in 2017". The Hill. 
  12. ^ 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. 
  13. ^ Kashino, Marisa M. (Jan 3, 2017). "Ivanka Trump Will Move into a House in Kalorama". Washingtonian. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 
  14. ^ Benjamin Freed (February 22, 2017). "Rex Tillerson Buys $5.6 Million Kalorama Home". Washingtonian. Retrieved April 21, 2017. 

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