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Octagon House, Stable, 1799 New York Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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HB269847
Historic American Buildings Survey 'the Stable' Exterior From Southeast

HB269848
Historic American Buildings Survey 'stable And Smoke House' Photocopy Of Plate Xxx From: Brown, Glenn, The Octagon, Washington, N.d.


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Item Title


Location
1799 New York Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-336
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-67).
Building/structure dates: 1800 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1953 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1971 demolished
National Register Number: 66000863
Significance: This utility structure was built about 1800 behind the Octagon, which was considered one of the most elegant early houses in Washington, and for a time was used as the executive mansion.

Subjects
Stables
Brick Buildings
Private Libraries


Related Names
Thornton, William
Tayloe, Col. John
American Institute Of Architects (AIA)


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey 'The Stable' EXTERIOR FROM SOUTHEAST. Photocopy of Plate No. XXVIII From: American Institute of Architects Building Committee The Octagon: An Historic Residence of the Year 1800, Washington 1927
2. Historic American Buildings Survey 'Stable and Smoke House' Photocopy of Plate XXX From: Brown, Glenn, The Octagon, Washington, N.D.


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