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Administration Building, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Washington, District of Columbia
County of District of Columbia.
1530 P Street, NW
National Register Number: 66000959
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Educational facility - related.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Office Building.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 23, 1965):
Andrew Carnegie founded and endowed this Institution in 1902 to encourage scientific "investigation, research and discovery" that would lead "to the improvement of mankind." The Beaix-Arts style building, designed by New York architects Carrerre and Hastings, was completed in 1910. The building currently houses the administrative offices of the Carnegie Institution.


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