Oscar W. Underwood House

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Oscar W. Underwood House
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Oscar W. Underwood House is located in Washington, D.C.
Oscar W. Underwood House
Location 2000 G Street, NW Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°53′53″N 77°2′43″W / 38.89806°N 77.04528°W / 38.89806; -77.04528Coordinates: 38°53′53″N 77°2′43″W / 38.89806°N 77.04528°W / 38.89806; -77.04528
Built 1914
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body George Washington University
NRHP Reference # 76002132
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 8, 1976[1]
Designated NHL December 8, 1976[2]

The Oscar W. Underwood House, also known as the Art Department Building, George Washington University or the Washington College of Law, is a historic building located at 2000 G Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C. in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood.

History[edit]

It is nationally significant both for its association with Oscar Underwood, and also as the home of the Washington College of Law, the first coeducational law school in Washington, D.C.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Oscar W. Underwood House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  3. ^ George R. Adams and Ralph Christian (March 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Oscar W. Underwood House / Art Department Building, George Washington University" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying two photos, exterior, from 1976 PDF (32 KB)