Quarters 1 (Fort Myer)

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Quarters 1, Fort Myer
Quarters 1, Fort Myer, September 2012
Quarters 1 (Fort Myer) is located in District of Columbia
Quarters 1 (Fort Myer)
Location Grant Ave., Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates 38°52′58″N 77°4′53″W / 38.88278°N 77.08139°W / 38.88278; -77.08139Coordinates: 38°52′58″N 77°4′53″W / 38.88278°N 77.08139°W / 38.88278; -77.08139
Built 1899
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Victorian-style, red brick house
Governing body United States Army
NRHP Reference # 72001382
VLR # 000-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 28, 1972[2]
Designated NHL November 28, 1972[3]
Designated VLR June 19, 1973[1]

Quarters 1, Fort Myer is a site significant in part for its association with Dwight D. Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur.[3]

It was built on Fort Myer's ridge, was completed on 27 May 1899. The historic dwelling has been the residence of Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. Army since 1908, including Dwight D. Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur.[citation needed]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "Quarters 1, Fort Myer". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-04-24. 
  4. ^ Unnamed (November 3, 1972). Historic Sites and Buildings: Quarters 1, Grant Avenue, Fort Myer Historic District, Arlington County, Virginia PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  (version available at Virginia DHR

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