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James Y. Davis Sons Building, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue & 408 Twelfth Street Nort, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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Item Title
James Y. Davis Sons Building, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue & 408 Twelfth Street Nort, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Location
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue & 408 Twelfth Street Nort, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-312
Building/structure dates: 1886 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1913 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1922 subsequent work
Significance: This brick commercial building was designed by a local architect in the late nineteenth century. In spite of twentieth century alterations, the irregular shape, use of ornamental terra cotta, projecting bays, and side tower, make the building a distinctive example of Queen Anne commercial architecture in Washington.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities
Stores & Shops
Dance


Related Names
Poindexter, William M.
Dearing, George F.
Mullett, A. B.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
2. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
3. SOUTHEAST CORNER TOWER
4. DETAIL OF SOUTHEAST CORNER
5. SOUTHEAST ENTRANCE
6. DETAIL OF SOUTHEAST TOWER
7. EAST (SIDE) AND NORTH ELEVATIONS
8. NORTHWEST (REAR) CORNER
9. FIRST FLOOR, CEILING
10. SECOND FLOOR LOOKING SOUTHEAST


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