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Ferree Building, 417 Ninth Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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B&W Photos

HB291963
Ninth Street (west) Facade And Foreshortened View Of Side (north) Wall.

HB291964
Close-up Of First Floor Of 9th Street Facade

HB291965
Close-up Of The Second And (partial View Of) The Third Floors Of 9th Street Facade.

HB291966
Close-up Of The Top Of The Second Floor Windows, Third Floor, And Cornice Of 9th Street Facade.

HB291967
Side (north) Wall And Oblique View Of 9th Street Facade.

HB291968
Interior, First Floor Front Room

HB291969
Interior, Second Floor Rear, Looking Towards Front Of The Building.

HB291970
Interior, Second Floor Front, Looking Towards Rear Of The Building

HB291971
Ninth Street Elevation


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Item Title


Location
Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-521
Building/structure dates: 1895 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1914 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1923 subsequent work
Significance: The building's facade is largely intact and an interesting example of late 19th century architecture showing lingering Richardsonian influence in arcaded bays and academic revival influence. First floor retail, upper stories tenants.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Ninth Street (west) facade and foreshortened view of side (north) wall.
2. Close-up of first floor of 9th Street facade. The original first floor arches are visible above the present restaurant front.
3. Close-up of the second and (partial view of) the third floors of 9th Street facade.
4. Close-up of the top of the second floor windows, third floor, and cornice of 9th Street facade.
5. Side (north) wall and oblique view of 9th Street facade.
6. Interior, first floor front room. View of pressed metal ceiling visible through opening in dropped ceiling. (Below the pressed metal ceiling are three wooden joists, two electrical wires and the edges of the dropped ceiling where a panel had been removed).
7. Interior, second floor rear, looking towards front of the building.
8. Interior, second floor front, looking towards rear of the building. (The slanted ductwork is also visible in the previous image).
9. Ninth Street Elevation


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