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Home > District of Columbia > Washington > U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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B&W Photos
Exterior, South And East Elevations
HB282044
Exterior, South And East Elevations
Exterior, South Elevation (oblique View)
HB282045
Exterior, South Elevation (oblique View)
Exterior, South Elevation, (frontal View)
HB282046
Exterior, South Elevation, (frontal View)
Exterior, West Elevation, Showing Portico
HB282047
Exterior, West Elevation, Showing Portico
Exterior, West Elevation, Looking North
HB282048
Exterior, West Elevation, Looking North
Exterior, Detail Of Typical Portico
HB282049
Exterior, Detail Of Typical Portico
Interior, Cash Room, Looking East
HB282050
Interior, Cash Room, Looking East
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Levels, Looking East
HB282051
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Levels, Looking East
Interior, Cash Room, Looking West
HB282052
Interior, Cash Room, Looking West
Interior, Cash Room, North End, Showing Ornate Doors
HB282053
Interior, Cash Room, North End, Showing Ornate Doors
Interior, Cash Room, North End, Detail Of Door
HB282054
Interior, Cash Room, North End, Detail Of Door
Interior, Cash Room, North End, Door, Detail Of Oval Medallion With Circular Relief Eagle
HB282055
Interior, Cash Room, North End, Door, Detail Of Oval Medallion With Circular Relief Eagle
Interior, Cash Room, Teller
HB282056
Interior, Cash Room, Teller's Cage
Interior, Cash Room, Bronze Detailing On Teller
HB282057
Interior, Cash Room, Bronze Detailing On Teller's Cage
Interior, Cash Room, Ground Floor, Detail Of White Marble Cornice And Pilaster With Corinthian Capitals
HB282058
Interior, Cash Room, Ground Floor, Detail Of White Marble Cornice And Pilaster With Corinthian Capitals
Interior, Cash Room, Ground Floor, Detail Of Corinthian Capital
HB282059
Interior, Cash Room, Ground Floor, Detail Of Corinthian Capital
Interior, Cash Room, Detail Of Wrought Iron Balustrade Between Ground Floor And Upper Level
HB282060
Interior, Cash Room, Detail Of Wrought Iron Balustrade Between Ground Floor And Upper Level
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Level Showing Ceiling Fretwork, Cornice Detail, Frieze And Pilasters
HB282061
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Level Showing Ceiling Fretwork, Cornice Detail, Frieze And Pilasters
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Level, Detail Of Cornice And Frieze
HB282062
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Level, Detail Of Cornice And Frieze
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Level, Detail Of Cornice, Frieze & Pilaster
HB282063
Interior, Cash Room, Upper Level, Detail Of Cornice, Frieze & Pilaster
Interior, Hallway
HB282064
Interior, Hallway
Interior, Stairway
HB282065
Interior, Stairway
Interior, Detail Of Stair Railing
HB282066
Interior, Detail Of Stair Railing
Interior, Third Floor, South Wind, Southeast Room, Mural With Allegorical Figure Holding Sword, C
HB282067
Interior, Third Floor, South Wind, Southeast Room, Mural With Allegorical Figure Holding Sword, C
Interior, Third Floor, South Wing, Southeast Room, Mural With Allegorical Figure Holding Key, C
HB282068
Interior, Third Floor, South Wing, Southeast Room, Mural With Allegorical Figure Holding Key, C


Data Pages


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-348
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-73).
Building/structure dates: 1836 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1850 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1867 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1908 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1975 subsequent work
Documentation of teller's cages & cash room are included.

National Register Number: 71001007
Significance: Financial headquarters for the U.S. Government. No other government department has continuously occupied its present headquarters as long as the Treasury Department.

Subjects
Banking
Administrative Agencies
Office Buildings


Related Names
Young, A. B.
Rogers, I.
Mullett, Amni B.
Mills, Robert
Walters, Thomas U.
Bowman, Alexander H.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR, SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
2. EXTERIOR, SOUTH ELEVATION (OBLIQUE VIEW)
3. EXTERIOR, SOUTH ELEVATION, (FRONTAL VIEW)
4. EXTERIOR, WEST ELEVATION, SHOWING PORTICO
5. EXTERIOR, WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH
6. EXTERIOR, DETAIL OF TYPICAL PORTICO
7. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, LOOKING EAST
8. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, UPPER LEVELS, LOOKING EAST
9. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, LOOKING WEST
10. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, NORTH END, SHOWING ORNATE DOORS
11. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, NORTH END, DETAIL OF DOOR
12. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, NORTH END, DOOR, DETAIL OF OVAL MEDALLION WITH CIRCULAR RELIEF EAGLE
13. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, TELLER'S CAGE
14. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, BRONZE DETAILING ON TELLER'S CAGE
15. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, GROUND FLOOR, DETAIL OF WHITE MARBLE CORNICE AND PILASTER WITH CORINTHIAN CAPITALS
16. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, GROUND FLOOR, DETAIL OF CORINTHIAN CAPITAL
17. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, DETAIL OF WROUGHT IRON BALUSTRADE BETWEEN GROUND FLOOR AND UPPER LEVEL
18. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, UPPER LEVEL SHOWING CEILING FRETWORK, CORNICE DETAIL, FRIEZE AND PILASTERS
19. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, UPPER LEVEL, DETAIL OF CORNICE AND FRIEZE
20. INTERIOR, CASH ROOM, UPPER LEVEL, DETAIL OF CORNICE, FRIEZE & PILASTER
21. INTERIOR, HALLWAY
22. INTERIOR, STAIRWAY
23. INTERIOR, DETAIL OF STAIR RAILING
24. INTERIOR, THIRD FLOOR, SOUTH WIND, SOUTHEAST ROOM, MURAL WITH ALLEGORICAL FIGURE HOLDING SWORD, C. 1860
25. INTERIOR, THIRD FLOOR, SOUTH WING, SOUTHEAST ROOM, MURAL WITH ALLEGORICAL FIGURE HOLDING KEY, C. 1860


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