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629 D Street Northwest (Commercial Building), Square 457, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



B&W Photos

HB271312
West Side And South Front

HB271313
Front Elevation

HB271314
Interior, First Floor, View Of Light Shaft Showing Decorative Trim Around Opening, View From Southwest Looking Up.


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Item Title


Location
Square 457, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
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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