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Navy Yard, Building No. 142, Intersection of Sicard Street & Patterson Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
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Intersection of Sicard Street & Patterson Avenue, Washington, DC
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS DC-442-K
Building/structure dates: 1915 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1916 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1924 subsequent work
National Register Number: 73002124
Significance: Building 142 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. The building was used to research and develop new technological applications of radio, an important military tool, during the twentieth century.
Schamp, J. Brough, Photographer
Grandine, Katherine, Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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