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500 block, north side (DCHistoryQuest)

1 December 2016

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The following notes are taken from DCHistoryQuest, “an interactive GIS map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C.” To save space, I have deleted lines that are left blank. Please keep in mind that if no building permit is cited, the construction date is usually conjectural.


500 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0027
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling
Store — 0


502 A STREET SE

Contributing Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0009
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling
Store? — 0


504 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0008
Year Built — 1883
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0805
Permit Date — January 30, 1883
Original Owner — Kernan, Bernard
Est’d Cost — $2,500.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0070
Rooms — 0
Width — 22
Depth — 58
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


506 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0025
Year Built — 1906
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 0282
Permit Date — July 25, 1906
Original Owner — Hesse, John C.
Architect — Plager, W. S.
Builder — Barkman, Geo. W.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $10,000.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0372
Rooms — 0
Width — 21
Depth — 58
Stories — 3
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land — solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


508 A STREET SE

Contributing — No
Square — 0841
Lot — 0026
Year Built — 1962
Source — DC Assessment Directory 2011
Purpose — dwelling
Store? — 0


510 A STREET SE

Contributing Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0802
Year Built — 1907
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1979
Permit Date — December 23, 1907
Original Owner — Hesse, Henry A.
Architect — Plager, W. S.
Builder — Barkman, Geo. W.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $4,300.00
Qty Built — 1
Microfilm Roll — 0448
Rooms — 0
Width — 18
Depth — 30
Stories — 3
Store? — 0
Solid or Filled Land solid
Foundation Material — concrete
Front Material — pressed brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin
Heat — hot water


512 A STREET SE

Contributing — No
Square — 0841
Lot — 0004
Year Built — 1966
Source — DC Assessment Directory 2011
Purpose — dwelling
Other Notes — Baist’s maps agree
Store? — 0


514 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0003
Year Built — 1874
Source — Faetz & Pratt 1874 Real Estate Directory
Purpose — dwelling
Store? — 0


516 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0801
Year Built — 1880
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1045
Permit Date — March 3, 1880
Original Owner — Harrison, B. D.
Material — brick
Purpose — dwelling
Est’d Cost — $4,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0056
Rooms — 0
Width — 21
Depth — 31
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin


518 A STREET SE

Contributing — Yes
Square — 0841
Lot — 0800
Year Built — 1880
Source — DC Historical Building Permits Database
Permit # — 1045
Permit Date — March 3, 1880
Original Owner — Harrison, B. D.
Est’d Cost — $4,000.00
Qty Built — 2
Microfilm Roll — 0056
Rooms — 0
Width — 21
Depth — 31
Stories — 2
Store? — 0
Foundation Material — brick
Front Material — brick
Roof Type — flat
Roof Material — tin

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Residents of 512 A in Boyd’s Directory

15 May 2016

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[Originally posted 27 January 2014; revised 15 May 2016. The most recently added information is highlighted in green.]

The following persons appear in Boyd’s Directory of the District of Columbia at 512 A Street, SE:

[1872] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1873] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office); Alvin Hartenstein (clerk).

[1875] George B. Harrison (Keilholtz & Harrison).

[1876] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1877] Alvin Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1878] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk).

[1879] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1881] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office); Alvin Hartenstein (clerk).

[1883] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1884] Alfred Hartenstein.

[1885] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1886] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1887] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1888] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1889] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, Adjutant-General’s Office).

[1890] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1891] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1892] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1893] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1894] Alfred Hartenstein (clerk, War Department).

[1896] Joseph F. Eckhert (lithographer).

[1898] Joseph F. Eckhert (lithographer, Geological Survey).

[1900] Joseph F. Eckert (Geological Survey).

[1903] Florence R. Benedict (teacher); George W. Tayman (superintendent).

[1904] George W. Tayman (management).

[1905] George W. Tayman (insurance agent).

[1906] John C. Hesse (Pension Office); George W. Tayman (clerk).

[1907] Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1908] Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1909] Frank N. Gallagher (physician); Michael F. Gallagher (physician); Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department).

[1910] Michael F. Gallagher (physician).

[1911] Catherine M. Gallagher (widow of Michael F. Gallagher).

[1912] Catherine M. Gallagher (clerk auditor, War Department); Mark L. Kilbourne (actor).

[1913] Russell M. MacLennan (correspondent).

[1914] George E. Knapp (private secretary, Hon. J. W. Good).

[1915] Samuel S. C. Chilcote (clerk, Senate; rooms); Edith H. Day (clerk, Woodword & Lothrop; rooms).

[1916] Harry A. Hite (roofer).

[1917] Harry A. Hite (roofer).

[1920] J. H. Roberts.

[1921] Maude Krams (clerk; rooms).

[1923] John W. Watts (skilled helper, Bureau of Engraving and Printing; rooms).

[1923] Merhle Devine (painter; rooms).

[1925] John Watts.

[1928] Virginian [sic] Verlander.

[1932] George Kirchner.

[1934] John C. Carr.

[1936] Clarence E. Stanford.

[1956] Philip Kronheim.

[1967] [Under construction.]

[1973] Eugene Nolan.

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John H. Roberts: 1920 census

27 December 2015

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Federal census, 1920, 512 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • John H. Roberts, head, rents, 30, b. in Georgia, parents b. in Georgia, machinist, Navy Yard.
  • Mabel C. Roberts, wife 27, b. in Ga., parents b. in Ga.
  • Andrew W. Roberts, brother, 26, married, b. in Ga., parents b. in Ga., machinist, Navy Yard.
  • Ruth V. Roberts, sister-in-law, 19, married, b. in D.C., parents b. in D.C., operator, telephone.
  • John R. Roberts, son, 2-2/12, b. in D.C., parents b. in Ga.
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George Kirschner: 1930 census

24 December 2015

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Federal census, 1930, 512 A Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

  • George Kirschner, head, rents ($46), 35, first marriage at 21, b. in Md., father b. in Penn., mother b. in Md., advertising, [illegible].
  • Catharine Kirschner, wife, 42, first marriage at 29, b. in Va., father b. in Scotland, mother b. in Va., waitress, cafe.
  • Gertie Shields, roomer, 20, divorced, first marriage at 17, b. in D.C., parents b. in U.S.A., operator, telephone.
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Alvin Hartenstein: death

17 May 2015

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[Hartenstein lived at 512 A St., SE, during the 1870s and 1880s.]

Washington Evening Star, 22 May 1917, p. 7.

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Washington Evening Star, 23 May 1917, p. 10.

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Russell MacLennan and Catherine Gallagher: marriage

2 July 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 5 November 1911, p. 11.

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Catherine Kilbourne: death and funeral

22 June 2014

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“Deaths Reported.” Washington Evening Star, 24 September 1911, p. 3.

“Catherine Kilbourne, 68 years, 512 A street southeast.”


Washington Evening Star, 25 September 1911, p. 5.

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Michael F. Gallagher: death

17 May 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 25 November 1910, p. 2.

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“Deaths Reported.” Washington Evening Star, 26 November 1910, p. 5.

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Mrs. C. M. Gallagher: visits Maine and Col. Roosevelt

9 May 2014

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“In the World of Society.” Washington Evening Star, 19 July 1910, p. 7.

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Nettie Hopkins-Tayman and Mabel Willoughby-Brown: birthday party

24 April 2014

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“The Social World.” Washington Evening Star, 6 September 1902, p. 5.

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Washington Post, 7 September 1902, p. 20.

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Samuel J. Hogan: 1940 census

19 February 2014

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Federal census, 1940, 512 A Street, SE, Washington, D.C.

Samuel J. Hogan (rents, $43), head, 57, married, completed 7th grade, born in La., lived in New Orleans in 1935, union president, Manual [?] Engineers Association, worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $4,500.

Laura E. Hogan, wife, 41, married, completed 12th grade, born in La., lived in New Orleans in 1935, not employed.

Samuel J. Hogan, Jr., son, 11, in school, completed 4th grade, born in La., lived in New Orleans in 1935.

Charles D. Hogan, son, 7, in school, completed 1st grade, born in La., lived in New Orleans in 1935.

Robert L. Hogan, son, 6, in school, born in La., lived in New Orleans in 1935.

Charles D. Wright, lodger, 25, single, completed 2 years of college, born in La., lived in New Orleans in 1935, general clerk, U.S. Senate Office, worked 26 weeks in 1939, income $700.

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