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Drew, Charles Richard, House

Arlington, Virginia
County of Arlington.
National Register Number: 76002095
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Watch in
2004.
Congressional District: VA-8 Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
From 1920 to 1939, this two story clapboard structure was the residence of Charles Richard Drew (1904-1950), the noted black physician and teacher, who is best remembered for his pioneer work in discovering the means to preserve blood plasma. Drew had the distinction of being the first African-American to receive the Doctor of Science in Medicine degree.

Recommendation/Change since last report:
The owners need technical and financial assistance to rehabilitate and stabilize the building.


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