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U.S. Post Office Department, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

U.S. Post Office Department, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Summary

Significance: One of Washington's few examples of the Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture, and the only government building built in this style. it was the first federal structure to occupy the Federal triangle.
Survey number: HABS DC-135

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.89406, -77.02773
Google Map of 38.8940603, -77.02772709999999
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Source

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

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