Administration Building, Carnegie Institution of Washington

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Administration Building, Carnegie Institute of Washington
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Administration Building, Carnegie Institution of Washington is located in Washington, D.C.
Administration Building, Carnegie Institution of Washington
Location 1530 P Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′34″N 77°02′10″W / 38.909454°N 77.036237°W / 38.909454; -77.036237Coordinates: 38°54′34″N 77°02′10″W / 38.909454°N 77.036237°W / 38.909454; -77.036237
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1910
Architect Carrere and Hastings (original); William Adams Delano (modifications)
Architectural style Beaux-Arts
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 66000959[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHL June 23, 1965[2]

The Administration Building, Carnegie Institute of Washington is a Beaux-Arts style building designed by architects Carrere and Hastings. It houses the Carnegie Institution for Science.

According to the National Park Service:

Andrew Carnegie founded and endowed this Institution in 1902 to encourage scientific "investigation, research and discovery" that would lead "to the improvement of mankind." The Beaix-Arts style building, designed by New York architects Carrerre and Hastings, was completed in 1910. The building currently houses the administrative offices of the Carnegie Institution.[2]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b c "Administration Building, Carnegie Institute of Washington". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-09. 
  3. ^ Blanche Higgins Schroer and Steven H. Lewis (1964) National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Carnegie Institution Administration Building, National Park Service and Accompanying one photo, exterior, from 1975

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