Josephine Butler Parks Center

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House at 2537 Fifteenth St., NW
House at 2437 15th St DC.JPG
Josephine Butler Parks Center is located in Washington, D.C.
Josephine Butler Parks Center
Location 2437 15th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia
Coordinates 38°55′20″N 77°2′11″W / 38.92222°N 77.03639°W / 38.92222; -77.03639Coordinates: 38°55′20″N 77°2′11″W / 38.92222°N 77.03639°W / 38.92222; -77.03639
Built 1927
Architect George Oakley Totten, Jr.
Architectural style Renaissance-revival
NRHP reference # 88000171 [1]
Added to NRHP March 16, 1988

Josephine Butler Parks Center is an historic house, located at 2437 15th Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the Meridian Hill neighborhood. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as House at 2437 Fifteenth Street, NW.[1]

History[edit]

The 1927 Renaissance revival house was designed by George Oakley Totten, Jr., for Mary Foote Henderson, widow of Senator John B. Henderson.

In 1941, the house was sold to the American Legion. In 1951, it became the embassy of the People's Republic of Hungary. In 1977, it bought by B.C.G. Associates, and rented, In 1982, it was bought by the New China News Agency. In 1987, it was bought by Coolidge House Associates. [2]

The Parks Center is an office for the non-profit Washington Parks and People.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Lois Snyderman (January 8, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Mansion at 2537 Fifteenth St., NW" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2011-11-01. 

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