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P Street Bridge, Spanning Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
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Spanning Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, DC
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
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.
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Pecora-Gaskill Engineering & Construction Corporat
Carozza, A. T.
Commission Of Fine Arts
Gotwals, John C.
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Oerhlein And Associates Architects, Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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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