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Constitution Hall

Washington, District of Columbia
County of District of Columbia.
311 Eighteenth Street
National Register Number: 85002724
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - auditorium. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Auditorium.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - September 16, 1985):
Designed by John Russell Pope and begun in August 1928, this great hall was built to accommodate the annual Congresses of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, which are held during the week of April 19 (the anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord). It has become a nationally known center for the performing arts.

Condition:
Currently, there are no threats to the landmark.

Exterior cleaned and stabilized. This is part of an on-going, multi-year, project for entire DAR block.


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