Elizabeth Arden Building

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Elizabeth Arden Building
Elizabeth Arden Building.jpg
Elizabeth Arden Building is located in Central Washington, D.C.
Elizabeth Arden Building
Location 1147 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′19″N 77°02′25″W / 38.905389°N 77.040255°W / 38.905389; -77.040255Coordinates: 38°54′19″N 77°02′25″W / 38.905389°N 77.040255°W / 38.905389; -77.040255
Area 12,500 square feet (1,161 m2)
Built 1929
Architect Mott B. Schmidt
Architectural style Georgian Revival
NRHP Reference # 03000778[1]
Added to NRHP August 18, 2003 [2]

The Elizabeth Arden Building is an historic building, located at 1147 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in downtown Washington, D.C.


Built in 1929, the former beauty salon is an example of Georgian Revival architecture, and the city's only known design of architect Mott B. Schmidt. The Elizabeth Arden Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. It was renovated for the Tiny Jewel Box store, in 1996.[3]

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  1. ^ "Search on NRHP focus database". nrhp.focus.nps.gov. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Elizabeth Arden Building" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places—Nomination Form. National Park Service. August 2003. Retrieved October 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ Karen M. Lundegaard (September 30, 1996). "Tiny Jewel Box moves and grows 800 percent bigger". Washington Business Journal. 

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