1000 F St. NW is a two-story brick building on the corner of 10th and F St. The property was purchased by Douglas Development in 2006, and the last of the tenants have moved out. Douglas Development is planning an 11-story retail/office building, faced in terracotta and glass. This original two-story historic structure will be […]
The Smithsonian Arts and Industry Building opened in 1881. It was the second Smithsonian building, after the Castle, and was set back slightly from the Mall to allow a clear view of the Castle from the Capitol. The architects were Adolf Cluss and Paul Schulze, who designed the building in the High Victorian style. The […]
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at 1615 H St. NW facing Lafayette Park, was built in the Beaux-Arts style by architect Cass Gilbert in 1925. Gilbert also designed the Supreme Court and the Treasury annex. The building was intended to represent classic American values, with a simple facade with Corinthian columns, faced in Indiana limestone.