Charles Evans Hughes House

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Charles Evans Hughes House
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Charles Evans Hughes House is located in Washington, D.C.
Charles Evans Hughes House
Location 2223 R Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′45″N 77°2′58″W / 38.91250°N 77.04944°W / 38.91250; -77.04944Coordinates: 38°54′45″N 77°2′58″W / 38.91250°N 77.04944°W / 38.91250; -77.04944
Built 1907
Architect George Oakley Totten, Jr.
Architectural style Mediterranean Revival Style
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001424
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 28, 1972[1]
Designated NHL November 28, 1972[2]

Charles Evans Hughes House is a historic home located at 2223 R Street, NW in the Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, D.C..

Charles Evans Hughes was a leader in the Progressive Era and 1916 presidential candidate. He held office as Associate Justice and Chief Justice of the United States, as well as multiple executive positions under several Presidents. He lived in this house from 1930 until his death in 1948.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972[2][3] and is a contributing property to the Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District.

In 1972, the building was purchased by the Union of Burma.[3] It currently serves as the residence of the Burmese ambassador, Linn Myaing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Charles Evans Hughes House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-10. 
  3. ^ a b Robert S. Gamble, Chris Redburn, and Alice W. True (July, 1972). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Charles Evans Hughes House (1930-1948) PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying three photos, exterior, from 1972 PDF (32 KB)

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