Robert Simpson Woodward House

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Robert Simpson Woodward House
1513 16th Street, NW.JPG
Robert Simpson Woodward House is located in Washington, D.C.
Robert Simpson Woodward House
Location 1513 16th Street, NW Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′32″N 77°2′11″W / 38.90889°N 77.03639°W / 38.90889; -77.03639Coordinates: 38°54′32″N 77°2′11″W / 38.90889°N 77.03639°W / 38.90889; -77.03639
Built 1904
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Richardsonian Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 76002136
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 7, 1976[1]
Designated NHL January 7, 1976[2]

The Robert Simpson Woodward House is a former residence located at 1513 16th Street, NW in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. From 1904 until 1914, it was a home of geologist Robert Simpson Woodward, the first president of the Carnegie Institution. The building currently serves as the Capital Research Center headquarters.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2][3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Robert Simpson Woodward House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-10. 
  3. ^ James Sheire (July 30, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Robert Simpson Woodward (sic)" (pdf). National Park Service. 

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