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Navy Yard, Building No. 104, Intersection of Tingey Street & Isaac Hull Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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Item Title
Navy Yard, Building No. 104, Intersection of Tingey Street & Isaac Hull Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Location
Intersection of Tingey Street & Isaac Hull Avenue, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-442-O
Building/structure dates: 1901 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1902 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1969 subsequent work
National Register Number: 73002124
Significance: Building 104 is a contributing property in the Washington Navy Yard National Historic Landmark. The Washington Navy Yard once served as the center for naval ordnance research and production and is significant for its role in the development of the U.S. Navy when the Navy Yard served as the center for naval ordnance research and production. This building represents the expansion of the Naval Gun Factory during the early decades of the twentieth century and World War I. The building illustrates the shift in design of military industrial buildings form the one-story brick buildings that illustrated design precedents dating from the late nineteenth century to the exposed concrete frame buildings that represented twentieth century industrial design.

Subjects
Business Enterprises
Navies
War (World War I)


Related Names
Schamp, J. Brough, Photographer
Grandine, Katherine, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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