DAR Constitution Hall

Row 1

1776 D St NW (at 17th St NW)
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 628-4780
Concert Hall, Entertainment, Building

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  • The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 by Mary Simth Lockwood, Mary Desha, Ellen Hardin Walworth, and Eugenia Washington. Watch this YouTube for more history.
  • Drink before you come
  • The city's largest's auditorium, built to accommodate the annual Continental Congresses. Served as the unofficial cultural center in capitol. Noted work of John Russell Pope. Built in 1928-30.
  • Since childhood Franklin D. Roosevelt's favorite hobby was collecting stamps. The night of his 1937 inauguration he left the celebrations early to tend to his stamps.
  • Don't go to a show here if you like to dance
  • 1929 bldg designed by Jefferson Memorial architect John Russell Pope. There are 7 accepted bloodlines to become a member. In 1983 Eddie Murphy filmed movie Delirious here. Full site history via<LINK>
  • Get cash ahead of time. The bars only take cash and there's only 1 ATM and the line takes forever.
  • Great venue for standup comedy. Horrible venue for concerts.
  • Best Bartender in here Dreanie. She will get you right. Go down stairs across from picture man. Tell her Nicole sent you. She going hook you up. Believe That. Turndownforwhat turnuptime.
  • Box Office is on the D Street side.
  • Bring cash! The vendors dont accept Credit Cards
  • There's a place in the basement to get some food. Get the sweet potato fries!
  • Each May, Johns Hopkins SAIS holds commencement at this lovely and historic venue!
  • I would agree with another poster that the acoustics here are not great.
  • Acoustics are horrible here!
  • Parking is crazy. Meters run until 10pm... Don't get ticketed!
  • The acoustics here are the worst
  • Janet Jackson rocked it.
  • If you're here for a graduation, bring an airhorn.
  • The seats are a little crammed, but they're really comfortable. If you wanna be baller then get a seat upstairs along the rail.