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408 Eighth Street (Commercial Building), Washington, District of Columbia, DC
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS DC-517
Building/structure dates: 1850 initial construction
Significance: Building lacks any architectural detailing or historical association that would make it significant. It apparently dates to 1848 when the tax books how a structure built by Thomas McGuire, blacksmith.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. 8th Street (east) facade and partial view of south side. To the rear is the PMI Parking Garage and to the north is Lansburgh's Warehouse (410 8th Street,partial view).
2. South side and rear (west) wall.
3. 8th Street (east) facade, Anice Hoachlander, photographer.
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