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Lemon Building, 1729 New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
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.
Wyeth, Nathan C.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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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