Constitution Hall

311 Eighteenth St., NW., Washington, District of Columbia

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Description 

Designed by John Russell Pope and begun in August 1928, this great hall was built to accommodate the annual Congresses of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, which are held during the week of April 19 (the anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord). It has become a nationally known center for the performing arts. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, September 16, 1985

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 16, 1985
Reference number
85002724
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Art; Entertainment/Recreation; Politics/Government; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Museum; Clubhouse; Meeting hall; Auditorium
Current functions
Meeting hall; Museum; Theater; Clubhouse
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1929