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



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DC-48
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N132).
Building/structure dates: 1935 initial construction
Significance: This graceful, low-slung stone-faced concrete bridge on axis with P Street maintains the understated Neoclassical styling typical of many of the bridges that cross over Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, with which it was planned to harmonize.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Harris, Albert
Whyte, Clifford
Pecora-Gaskill Engineering & Construction Corporat
Carozza, A. T.
Commission Of Fine Arts
Gotwals, John C.
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Oerhlein And Associates Architects, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW OF P STREET BRIDGE AND 'P STREET BEACH,' LOOKING NORTH (Q STREET BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND)
2. SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTHEAST
3. DETAIL OF DEDICATION PLAQUE ON SOUTHWEST ABUTMENT


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