Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building

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Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building
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Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building is located in Washington, D.C.
Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building
Location 330 Independence Avenue. SW
Coordinates 38°53′14.64″N 77°1′.84″W / 38.8874000°N 77.0169000°W / 38.8874000; -77.0169000Coordinates: 38°53′14.64″N 77°1′.84″W / 38.8874000°N 77.0169000°W / 38.8874000; -77.0169000
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1939
Architect Charles Klauder, Louis A. Simon
Architectural style Egyptian Revival
Governing body General Services Administration
NRHP Reference # 07000639[1]
Added to NRHP July 6, 2007

Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building (formerly the Social Security Administration Building) is an historic building at 330 Independence Avenue, Southwest, Washington, D.C.[2]

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It was designed by Charles Klauder and Louis A. Simon, in the Egyptian Revival in 1939. On April 28, 1988, it was renamed the "Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building."[3] On July 06, 2007, the Social Security Administration Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Voice of America is the building's main tenant. It moved there in 1954.[4]

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