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Washington Lodge Number 15, The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, 919 H Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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B&W Photos

HB284901
South (front) Elevation

HB284902
General View From East

HB284903
South And East Elevations

HB284904
South And West Elevations

HB284905
Detail, Exterior Lamp Post

HB284906
Detail, Second Floor Showing Busts

HB284907
Interior, Ballroom

HB284908
Interior, Treasurer's Office

HB284909
Interior, Lobby

HB284910
Interior, Office

HB284911
Interior, Lodge Room

HB284912
Interior, Elevator


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Supplemental Material


Item Title


Location
919 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-386
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-42).
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1979 demolished
Significance: An attractive Beaux-Arts design by B. Stanley Simmons, this building is ornamented with stone swags, urn baluster balconies,portrait busts, and oversized elks heads. This lodge included many of Washington's prominent men as members. As a benevolent order, this lodge carried out many acts of charity beneficial to the community.

Subjects
Fraternal Lodges


Related Names
Simmons, B. Stanley


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. GENERAL VIEW FROM EAST
3. SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
4. SOUTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS
5. DETAIL, EXTERIOR LAMP POST
6. DETAIL, SECOND FLOOR SHOWING BUSTS
7. INTERIOR, BALLROOM
8. INTERIOR, TREASURER'S OFFICE
9. INTERIOR, LOBBY
10. INTERIOR, OFFICE
11. INTERIOR, LODGE ROOM
12. INTERIOR, ELEVATOR


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