Washington Navy Yard

8th and M Sts., SE, Washington, District of Columbia



The Washington Navy Yard is located in Southeast Washington on the north shore of the Anacostia River, approximately 5000 feet above the confluence of the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers. It is comprised of two sections including the Washington Navy Yard Historic District, owned and utilized by the Department of the Navy, and the Washington Nay Yard Annex Historic District, owned and operated by the General Services Administration. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-442)

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 19, 1973
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Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Victorian
Areas of significance
Industry; Military; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Naval facility; Military facility
Current functions
Military facility; Government office
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 33
Contributing structures: 1