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Japanese Embassy, 2516 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Japanese Embassy, 2516 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This building, in the Georgian manner, was designed as an embassy. It exemplifies the last stage of Beaux-Arts influence in Washington and is one of the few full-scale, formal estates in the city. The estate includes the house and its dependencies (with a tea house, two chancery buildings, and recreational facilities). Located in Square 2500, Los 851, 852, and 852 (formerly Lots 8-16 and 35-43); and Lots 871, 873, and 874, the landscaping complements Rock Creek Park.
Survey number: HABS DC-264
Building/structure dates: 1931 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Delano & Aldrich
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.91536, -77.05617
Google Map of 38.915357, -77.056168
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html