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Lafayette Building

Washington, District of Columbia
811 Vermont Avenue, NW
National Register Number: 05001205
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government Building: Federal. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - September 1, 2005):
The Lafayette Building was built in 1940 to serve as the headquarters of the Federal Loan Agency and its most important component, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC). It is exceptionally significant under National Historic Landmark Criterion 1 for the importance of the RFC and its subsidiaries in financing the wartime mobilization of American industry during the Second World War.

Currently, there are no threats to the landmark.

There are no changes to the landmark.

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