Lincoln Theatre, Washington DC

Native Washingtonians Duke Ellington and Pearl Bailey performed in the Lincoln Theatre.

Native Washingtonians Duke Ellington and Pearl Bailey performed in the Lincoln Theatre. So did Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton, Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Eckstine, Billy Eckstine, Billie Holliday and Sarah Vaughn. Today, it host musical events, films, and community events.
















About Lincoln Theatre

 1215 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA

 +1 202-888-0050


Lincoln Theatre and Nearby Sights on Map

The Thurgood Marshall Center

This building is a Shaw landmark, built as the local YMCA in 1912, and designed by one of the nation's first black architects, W

D.C. War Memorial

The Mall's only local memorial, and the only memorial to WWI, is this small structure in the form of a Doric-style open-air temple serving as tribute to the 26,000 Washingtonians who served in the Great War

African-American Civil War Memorial

The nation's only monument to African American Civil War soldiers

House of the Temple

A Masonic Temple, the headquarters of the Scottish Rite, and a prominently featured location in Dan Brown's latest novel, The Lost Symbol

Meridian Hill Park

Meridian Hill Park is a hidden gem if there ever was one

Mexican Cultural Center

Housed in the beautiful former Embassy of Mexico, the cultural center has a nice collection of Mexican artwork, and puts on frequent classical and other musical performances, as well as film screenings, lectures, and other events

Art & Media House

Columbia Height's Latin American Youth Center's colorful house is dedicated to teaching and encouraging art in the community, and they keep a small art gallery showing exhibits of works by local youths

National Museum of Women in the Arts

This is the world's only museum devoted to art made by women

Franklin Square

Franklin Square is less known than McPherson Square to the west and Mount Vernon Square to the east

Historical Society of D.C.

Housed in the Carnegie Library building on Mount Vernon Square, the Historical Society of Washington DC is dedicated to the local history of the city