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Pension Building

Washington, District of Columbia
County of District of Columbia.
4th, 5th, F, and G Streets, NW
National Register Number: 69000312
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government Building: Federal. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Building Museum; www.nbm.org.
Web Site: www.nbm.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 4, 1985):
A stately building of red brick and immense proportions, significant as an early revival of the Italian Renaissance style. The architect anticipated the full-blown revival of Renaissance classicism. Built (1882-1887) to house the U.S. Pension Bureau, and intended as a memorial to those who served in the Civil War.

There are no threats to the landmark.

There are no changes since the last reporting period.

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