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629 D Street Northwest (Commercial Building), Square 457, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
West Side And South Front
Interior, First Floor, View Of Light Shaft Showing Decorative Trim Around Opening, View From Southwest Looking Up.
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Square 457, Washington, DC
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS DC-308
Building/structure dates: 1877 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1895 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1904 subsequent work
Significance: In the 1880's, the arcaded facade with cast-iron hoodmolds was added. The building, which also features a cast-iron storefront, housed Charles H. Cecil & Co., "tailor's trimmings," from 1898-1918, a use appropriate to this garment district.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. WEST SIDE AND SOUTH FRONT
2. FRONT ELEVATION
3. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, VIEW OF LIGHT SHAFT SHOWING DECORATIVE TRIM AROUND OPENING, VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST LOOKING UP.
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