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Calvert Street Bridge, Spanning Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Calvert Street Bridge, Spanning Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



Significance: This bridge represents the response of a prominent team of designers to the demand of the Commission of Fine Art that the new structures harmonize with both the landscape and the nearby Connecticut Avenue span (HAER No. DC-6). Its triple-arch design concrete faced with stone fit the pattern of masonry arches in the Rock Creek Valley.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N134
Survey number: HAER DC-23
Building/structure dates: 1933- 1935 Initial Construction



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Cret, Paul
Modjeski, Masters & Chase
Hermant, Leon
John W Cowper Co., Inc
Commission of Fine Arts
Totten, George Oakley
Gotwals, John C
Leach, Sara Amy, transmitter


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