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



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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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