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Home > District of Columbia > Washington > Navy Yard, Building No. 197, Tingey Street, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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BWPhotos 379081


Item Title
BWPhotos 379081

Location
Tingey Street, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-442-P
Building/structure dates: 1939 initial construction
National Register Number: 73002124
Significance: Building 197 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. Constructed during 1939-1940, this building was associated with ordnance assembly during World War II. The building also represents a striking examples of industrial architecture constructed for use during the war effort.

Subjects
Navies
War (World War II)
Military Facilities


Related Names
Griffen, Ira P.
Schamp, J. Brough, Photographer
Grandine, Katherine, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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