Category Archives: Foggy Bottom

2520 L St. NW

2520 L St. NW is a two-story brick office building.  It is currently the Barlow Center, pf the Church of the Latter Day Saints.  The building was constructed in 1923, and remodeled in 1992.

Corcoran Hall

Corcoran Hall, at 725 21st Street, N.W. , is an academic building at George Washington University.  It was built by GW in 1924, designed by architects Albert L. Harris and Arthur B. Heaton.  It was named after William Corcoran, President of the trustees and founder of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The building is four […]

The Watergate

The Watergate is a complex of five buildings – three residential buildings, an office building, and a combined office and hotel.  This door is from 2500 Virginia Avenue, one of the residential buildings.  The complex was built between 1963 and 1971.  It became famous in 1972 with the Watergate break-in leading eventually to Nixon’s resignation.

Marquis de Lafayette Hall

The Marquis de Lafayette Hall, at 2100 I St. NW, is a dormitory at George Washington University.  It was originally an apartment building, which GW converted to dormitories in 1964.  The eight-story building was constructed in the 1920’s by an unknown architect.