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Lemon Building, 1729 New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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Location
Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-338
Building/structure dates: 1891 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1971 demolished
Significance: The Lemon building was built in 1891, Nathan C. Wyeth, architect. It was a four-and-a-half story brick commercial building with a four by a front and a modified gable roof. The facade was highlighted by an intricate design in cast brick. It was demolished in 1971 for the new American Institute of Architects headquarters. See Nancy B. Schwartz, "Historic American Buildings Survey District of Columbia Catalog" (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976), p. 80.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Wyeth, Nathan C.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR--ANGLED AND INCLINED TO AUTOMATIC PLOTTING AND ORTHOPRINTING LIMITS Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4950-101L.
2. EXTERIOR--INCLINED FROM CENTER OF FRONT Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4950-102L.
3. EXTERIOR--FROM SIDE, ANGLED AND INCLINED TO LIMITS OF ORTHOPRINTING Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4950-103R.
4. EXTERIOR--FACADE FROM SIDE, INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4950-104L.


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