Pentagon Office Building Complex

Also known as: The Pentagon
Jefferson Davis Hwy./VA 110 at I-395, Arlington, Virginia


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Completed in 1943, the Pentagon is associated with events and people that have shaped America's geopolitical role in the post-World War II period. In the decades since its construction, the Pentagon has become an internationally recognized symbol for the United State's emergence as a military "superpower" and is closely linked to the our Nation's national defense establishment. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 5, 1992

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 27, 1989
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Modern Movement; Other architectural type; Stripped Classicism
Areas of significance
Landscape Architecture; Engineering; Military; Architecture; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Government office; Military facility
Current functions
Government office; Military facility
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1925-1949; 1975-2000
Significant years
1941; 1943
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2016: New Street View added by Michael Miller