Wire Building

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Wire Building
Wire Building, D.C..JPG
Wire Building is located in District of Columbia
Wire Building
Location 1000 Vermont Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′10.3176″N 77°02′2.1624″W / 38.902866000°N 77.033934000°W / 38.902866000; -77.033934000Coordinates: 38°54′10.3176″N 77°02′2.1624″W / 38.902866000°N 77.033934000°W / 38.902866000; -77.033934000
Built 1949-1950
Architect Alvin L. Aubinoe
Architectural style Modern
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 12001195[1]
Added to NRHP January 23, 2013

The Wire Building is an historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on the DC Inventory of Historic Sites in 2012 and on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013. The building was designed by architect Alvin L. Aubinoe from the architectural firm of Aubinoe and Edwards and built between 1949-1950.[2] It is a twelve-story structure, rising to a height of 155.6 feet (47 m).[3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites:New Listings". Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2013-06-01. 
  3. ^ "1000 Vermont Avenue". Emporis. Retrieved 2013-06-01.